This study seeks to explain three models of network governance embedded in digital practices that the mainstream monotheistic religions—Judaism, Catholic Christianity, and Islam—have used to lead and manage the worldwide distribution of their local nodes, exploring the connection between network governance and its digital embeddedness and showing how the latter enhances the performance of the former.
Table of Contents
Introduction 1. Network Governance of Global Religions 2. Global Judaism and Cosmonational Network Governance 3. Global Catholicism and Corporate Network Governance 4. Global Islam and Distributed Cellular Network Governance 5. The Network Management of Global Religions
Michel S. Laguerre is Professor and Director of the Berkeley Center for Globalization and Information Technology.