The Rise of the Global South on the World Wide Web: Bridging Internet Policies and Web User Behavior
Scholars of Internet governance have traditionally focused on how institutions such as sovereign nation states and multilateral organizations establish public policy. In doing so, experts and policy makers often presume the impact of Internet policies on Internet usage, but rarely do they examine usage aggregated from the behavior of individual web users.
Government-Dominated Governance and the Double-Edged Sword: A Critical Review of the Chinese Academic Discourse on Internet Regulation
Ran Liu, a graduate student in Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses her most recent research on Internet policy scholarship in China.