The governance of privacy : policy instruments in global perspective

TitleThe governance of privacy : policy instruments in global perspective
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsBennett, CJ, Raab, CD
Edition[2nd and updated ].
Paginationxxvii, 354 p.
PublisherMIT Press
Place PublishedCambridge, Mass.
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780262524537
Accession Number62493620
Keywordsbusiness , Data , Datenschutz , Droit , Law , OECD , Politik , Privacy , Privacy and Surveillance , protection , PUBLIC , Public Policy , Right
AbstractThe authors analyse privacy policy instruments available to industrial states, from government regulations and transnational regimes to self-regulation and privacy enhancing technologies, considering two possible dynamics of privacy regulation: a 'race to the bottom' versus 'a race to the top'.
Notes23 cm.Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Part I Policy Goals -- The Privacy Paradigm -- Privacy Protection as Social Policy -- Privacy Protection as Trust Promotion and Risk Management -- Part II Policy Instruments -- Transnational Policy Instruments -- Legal Instruments and Regulatory Agencies -- Self-Regulatory Instruments -- Technological Instruments -- Part III Policy Impacts -- Privacy Regimes -- The Evaluation of Impact -- International Privacy Protection : A Race to the Top, the Bottom, or Somewhere Else? -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-339) and index.Colin J. Bennett and Charles D. Raab. More Records: Show record informationBook
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