Global Sensitivity: Theorizing Communication Networks in the Digital Age

27 Pages Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last revised: 11 Oct 2014

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

What does it mean to say that 'the world is getting smaller' or that we now inhabit a 'global village'? These are familiar tropes, and yet we lack the conceptual footing we need in order to understand exactly how nonlocal events, objects and people become matters of concern across global distances.

Suggested Citation

Ross, Andrew, Global Sensitivity: Theorizing Communication Networks in the Digital Age (2014). APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2454103

Andrew Ross (Contact Author)

Ohio University ( email )

Athens, OH 45701-2979
United States

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