Introduction.- Part I "Democracy" at the Eve of the 4th Industrial Revolution.- An Untenable Compromise? Liberal Democracy Between Populism and Globalization.- From Formal to Radical: Tracing the Democratic Argument In Global Law.- Part II "Statehood" at the Eve of the 4th Industrial Revolution.- The scope of the State as a Function of Transaction Costs: How Will Digitalization Change the Role of Public Law?.- Westphalian Sovereignty after The 4th Industrial Revolution: In Search of Legitimate Governmental Control Over Online Content.- Part III "Free Speech and Social Media" at the Eve of the 4th Industrial Revolution.- Dealing with Disinformation from the Perspective of Militant Democracy? A Case Study of Taiwan's Struggle to Regulate Disinformation.- The Brazilian Case: The Impact of Social Media on a Current Democratic Regime.- 'Cambridgenalization' in Politics? The Spanish Act 3/2018 - Data Protection Regulation and the Future of Democracy.- Part IV "Legitimacy" at the Eve of the 4th Industrial Revolution.- Flexibilities in International Economic Law vs. Pacta Sunt Servanda - Maintaining Legitimacy Over Time.- Participation in Standard Setting for The Agro-Food Industry.- Part V "Citizenship" at the Eve of the 4th Industrial Revolution.- The Questionable Role Of Experts In Global Governance - Beyond David Kennedy's Approach.- Politics as Change or Preservation - A Case of Experts Against Citizens?.- Lessons for a Post-Covid-19 World.
About the Author:
Dr. iur. Charlotte Sieber-Gasser (MA Development Studies) is Senior Researcher and Lecturer in International Economic, EU and Constitutional Law at the University of Lucerne. She is a member of the institute for economy and regulation at the University of Lucerne, an affiliated researcher of the World Trade Institute, and co-editor of the Swiss open access law journal sui generis. Her research focuses on the reconciliation of economic globalization with democracy and intergenerational justice.
Alberto Ghibellini is a research fellow in the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Bologna. He has taught or conducted research in several academic institutions, including the University of Genova, the University of Chicago, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Boston College, and the University of Lucerne. He has published essays on Plato, Richard Rorty and Leo Strauss and is the author of the monograph Al di là della politica. Filosofia e retorica in Leo Strauss (Genova: Genova University Press, 2012).