Introduction to Cyber Politics and Policy
- Mary Manjikian - Regent University, Virginia, USA
Introduction to Cyber Politics and Policy is a comprehensive introductory textbook for cyber politics and security courses, and the perfect addition to any International Relations or Intelligence course. Written by Mary Manjikian, an expert in the field and an instructor who has taught the course for ten years, it assumes no prior knowledge of technical concepts, legal concepts, military concepts or international relations theory.
Instead, she aims to bridge the gaps between the intricacies of technology and the theories of political science. The book emphasizes the importance of collaboration and understanding between the two fields - students from both technology and political science backgrounds need to understand the implications of technology decisions and the policy questions that arise from them in order to make a meaningful contribution to ever-changing field.
“Great book on history of internet and all the related issues with many controversial topics for discussion.”
“Great book on history of
internet and all the related issues with many controversial topics for
"[Intro to Cyber Politics and Policy] good text for a course on Cyberspace and International Affairs for undergraduates. [The text] provides a central resource for my classes where previously I would rely on a lot of different texts drawn from books, articles and other online resources to cobble together the right content for students."
"A book with style and flare for the elite."
“This text is about one of the most important topics in our cyber globalized world. It offers a comprehensive overview of virtually any topic critical to policy makers, academics and practitioners in the cyber security world.”
“Introduction to Cyber Politics is a welcome addition to the world of international relations literature in a new and complex policy arena. It's a first-of-its-kind resource covering state-sponsored cyber threats and international regimes to cryptocurrencies and cybercrime, all in one volume.”