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Cyberattacks in international relations

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New methods of conflict and coercion can prompt tectonic shifts in the international system, reconfiguring power, institutions, and norms of state behavior. Cyberattacks, coercive acts that disrupt or destroy the digital infrastructure on which states increasingly rely, have the potential to be such a tool — but only if put into practice. This study examines which forces in the international system might restrain state use of cyberattacks, even when they are militarily advantageous. To ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Politics and International Relations

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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:e1d71a7a-7680-4f97-b98d-a41a4b484fda
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ora:8948

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