Henry Farrell

Henry Farrell is professor of political science and international affairs at George Washington University and co-leader of the project on the moral political economy of technology at Stanford University’s Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. He was the 2019 winner of the Friedrich Schiedel Prize for Politics and Technology and is also Editor in Chief of the Monkey Cage blog at the Washington Post. He works on a variety of topics, including democracy, the politics of the Internet and international and comparative political economy.

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The Best Books on the Politics of Information, recommended by Henry Farrell

Our political systems evolved in an era when information was much harder to come by. What challenges does our current reality of information overload pose for democracy? How do we even start thinking about these questions? Political scientist Henry Farrell proposes key books for building a curriculum on ‘the politics of information,’ starting with a beautifully written novel.

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