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Powell, Alison (2024) Objectivity vs affect: how competing forms of legitimacy can polarize public debate in data-driven public consultation. Information, Communication and Society. ISSN 1369-118X

Calvo, Rafael A., Deterding, Sebastian, Flick, Catherine, Lutge, Christoph, Powell, Alison and Vold, Karina V. (2022) After COVID-19: crises, ethics, and socio-technical change. IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society, 3 (4). pp. 248-251. ISSN 2637-6415

Powell, Alison, Ustek Spilda, Funda, Lehuede Bravo, Sebastian and Shklovski, Irina (2022) Addressing ethical gaps in “technology for good”: foregrounding care and capabilities. Big Data and Society, 9 (2). 1 - 12. ISSN 2053-9517

Powell, Alison (2021) Explanations as governance? Investigating practices of explanation in algorithmic system design. European Journal of Communication, 36 (4). 362 - 375. ISSN 0267-3231

Ustek-Spilda, Funda, Vega, Davide, Magnani, Matteo, Rossi, Luca, Shklovski, Irina, Lehuede, Sebastian and Powell, Alison (2020) A twitter-based study of the European internet of things. Information Systems Frontiers. ISSN 1387-3326

Ustek Spilda, Funda, Powell, Alison and Nemorin, Selena (2019) Engaging with ethics in Internet of things: imaginaries in the social milieu of technology developers. Big Data and Society, 6 (2). ISSN 2053-9517

Powell, Alison (2018) Moral orders in contribution cultures. Communication, Culture & Critique, 11 (4). 513 – 529. ISSN 1753-9129

Puschmann, Cornelius and Powell, Alison (2018) Turning words into consumer preferences: how sentiment analysis is framed in research and the news media. Social Media and Society, 4 (3). ISSN 2056-3051

Powell, Alison (2016) Hacking in the public interest: authority, legitimacy, means, and ends. New Media & Society, 18 (4). 600 - 616. ISSN 1461-4448

Murthy, Dhiraj, Powell, Alison, Tinati, Ramine, Anstead, Nick ORCID: 0000-0002-1090-5271, Carr, Leslie, Halford, Susan and Weal, Mark (2016) Automation, algorithms, and politics| bots and political influence: a sociotechnical investigation of social network capital. International Journal of Communication, 10. pp. 4952-4971. ISSN 1932-8036

Powell, Alison (2016) Network exceptionalism: online action, discourse and the opposition to SOPA and ACTA. Information, Communication and Society, 19 (2). pp. 249-263. ISSN 1369-118X

Powell, Alison (2015) Open culture and innovation: integrating knowledge across boundaries. Media, Culture and Society, 37 (3). pp. 376-393. ISSN 0163-4437

Couldry, Nick ORCID: 0000-0001-8233-3287 and Powell, Alison (2014) Big data from the bottom up. Big Data and Society, 1 (2). ISSN 2053-9517

Powell, Alison (2012) Democratizing production through open source knowledge: from open software to open hardware. Media, Culture and Society, 34 (6). pp. 691-708. ISSN 0163-4437

Techatassanasoontorn, Angsana, Tapia, Andrea and Powell, Alison (2011) Learning processes in municipal broadband projects: an absorptive capacity perspective. Telecommunications Policy, 34 (10). pp. 572-595. ISSN 0308-5961

Powell, Alison (2011) Metaphors, models and communicative spaces: designing local wireless infrastructure. Canadian Journal of Communication, 36 (1). ISSN 0705-3657

Powell, Alison and Cooper, Alissa (2011) Net neutrality discourses: comparing advocacy and regulatory arguments in the United States and the United Kingdom. Information Society, 27 (5). pp. 311-325. ISSN 0197-2243

Powell, Alison (2010) Method, methodology and new media: Grant Kien, Global technography: ethnography in the age of mobility; Nalita James and Hugh Busher, Online interviewing [Review article]. New Media & Society, 12 (6). pp. 1025-1031. ISSN 1461-4448

Powell, Alison, Bryne, Amelia and Dailey, Dharma (2010) The essential internet: digital inclusion insights from low-income American communities. Policy and Internet, 2 (2). ISSN 1944-2866

Tapia, Andrea Hoplight, Powell, Alison and Ortiz, Julio Angel (2009) Reforming policy to promote local broadband networks. Journal of Communication Inquiry, 33 (4). pp. 354-375. ISSN 0196-8599

Powell, Alison (2008) WiFi publics: producing community and technology. Information, Communication and Society, 11 (8). pp. 1068-1088. ISSN 1369-118X

Peddle, Katrina, Powell, Alison and Shade, Leslie Regan (2008) Bringing feminist perspectives into community informatics. Atlantis: a Women's Studies Journal, 32 (2). ISSN 0702-7818

Powell, Alison (2007) What can I say?: (or, "Île Sans Fil are thieves and liars"*): stories from the heart of participatory research. Wi: Journal of Mobile Media. ISSN 1918-2104

Powell, Alison (2007) An ecology of public internet access: exploring contextual internet access in an urban community. The Electronic Journal of Communication, 17 (1-2). ISSN 1183-5656

Powell, Alison and Shade, Leslie Regan (2006) Going Wi-Fi in Canada: municipal and community initiatives. Government Information Quarterly, 23 (3-4). pp. 381-403. ISSN 0740-624X

Powell, Alison (2005) Book review: community in the digital age: philosophy and practice. New Media & Society, 7 (4). pp. 589-591. ISSN 1461-4448

Book Section

Powell, Alison and Taylor, Alex (2024) How can anyone be more than one thing? Dialogues on more-than-humanity in the smart city. In: Heitlinger, Sara, Foth, Marcus and Clarke, Rachel, (eds.) Designing More-than-Human Smart Cities: Beyond Sustainability, Towards Cohabitation. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 223 - 238. ISBN 9780192884169

Powell, Alison (2023) Data ethics in practice: rethinking scale, trust, and autonomy. In: Söderström, Ola and Datta, Ayona, (eds.) Data Power in Action: Urban Data Politics in Times of Crisis. Bristol University Press, Bristol, UK, 59 - 78. ISBN 9781529233544

Ustek Spilda, Funda, Powell, Alison, Shklovski, Irina and Lehuede Bravo, Sebastian Andres (2019) Peril v. promise: IoT and the ethical imaginaries. In: CHI’19 Extended Abstracts. ACM Press, New York, NY. ISBN 9781450359719

Powell, Alison (2018) The data walkshop and radical bottom-up data knowledge. In: Knox, Hannah and Nafus, Dawn, (eds.) Ethnography for a data-saturated world. Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK. ISBN 9781526127617

Powell, Alison (2017) Data walking and the production of radical bottom up knoweldge. In: Knox, Hannah, (ed.) Big Data Ethnographies. University of Manchester Press, Manchester, UK.

Light, Ann, Shklovski, Irina and Powell, Alison (2017) Design for existential crisis. In: Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '17. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, USA, pp. 722-734. ISBN 9781450346566

Powell, Alison (2016) Coding alternative modes of governance: learning from experimental “peer to peer cities”. In: Kitchin, Rob and Perg, Sun-Yuen, (eds.) Code and the City. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9781138922112

Powell, Alison (2014) The history and future of internet openness: from 'wired' to 'mobile'”. In: Herman, Andrew, Hadlaw, Jan and Swiss, Thom, (eds.) Theories of the Mobile Internet. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780415731003

Powell, Alison (2014) ‘Datafication’, transparency, and good governance of the data city. In: O'Hara, Kieron, Nguyen, Carolyn and Haynes, Peter, (eds.) Digital Enlightenment Yearbook 2014: Social Networks and Social Machines, Surveillance and Empowerment. ISO Press Ebooks, pp. 215-224.

Powell, Alison (2013) Argument-by-technology: how technical activism contributes to internet governance. In: Brown, Ian, (ed.) Research Handbook on Governance of the Internet. Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, pp. 198-220. ISBN 9781849805025

Powell, Alison and Shade, Leslie Regan (2012) Community and municipal WiFi initiatives in Canada: evolutions in community participation. In: Clement, Andrew, Gurstein, Michael and Longford, Graham, (eds.) Connecting Canadians: Investigations in Community Informatics. Athabasca University Press, Edmonton, Canada, pp. 183-201. ISBN 9781926836041

Powell, Alison (2012) WiFi publics: defining community and technology at Montreal’s Île Sans Fil. In: Clement, Andrew, Gurstein, Michael and Longford, Graham, (eds.) Connecting Canadians: Investigations in Community Informatics. Athabasca University Press, Edmonton, Canada, pp. 202-217. ISBN 9781926836041

Peddle, Katrina, Powell, Alison and Shade, Leslie Regan (2012) "The researcher is a girl": tales of bringing feminist labour perspectives into community informatics. In: Clement, Andrew, Gurstein, Michael and Longford, Graham, (eds.) Connecting Canadians: Investigations in Community Informatics. Athabasca University Press, Edmonton, Canada, pp. 117-132. ISBN 9781926836041

Powell, Alison and Dailey, Dharma (2010) Towards a taxonomy for public interest communications research. In: Napoli, Phil and Aslama, Minna, (eds.) Communications Research in Action: Scholar-Activist Collaborations for a Democratic Public Sphere. Fordham University Press, New York, USA, pp. 45-70. ISBN 9780823233472

Powell, Alison (2010) Wi-Fi, resistance, and making infrastructure visible. In: Crow, Barbara, Longford, Michael and Sawchuk, Kimberly, (eds.) The Wireless Spectrum: the Politics, Practices and Poetics of Mobile Media. Digital futures. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada, pp. 172-186. ISBN 9780802098931

Dechief, Diane, Longford, Graham, Powell, Alison and Werbin, Kenneth C. (2008) Enabling communities in the networked city: ICTs and civic participation among immigrants and youth in urban Canada. In: Aurigi, Alessandro and De Cindio, Fiorello, (eds.) Augmented Urban Spaces: Articulating the Physical and Electronic City. Ashgate Dartmouth, Aldershot, UK, pp. 155-170. ISBN 9780754671497

Powell, Alison (2008) Une innovation communautaire en milieu urbain: le cas d'Île Sans Fil. In: Proulx, Serge, Couture, Stéphane and Rueff, Julien, (eds.) L'action Communautaire a L'ère du Numérique. Collection communication. Presses de l'Université du Québec, Québec, Canada, pp. 139-160. ISBN 9782760515369

Powell, Alison (2005) E-Life and real life: on- and off-line social life in an Internet café. In: Consalvo, Mia and Allen, Matthew, (eds.) Internet Research Annual: Selected Papers From the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2003, Volume 2. Digital formations (20). Verlag Peter Lang, New York, USA, pp. 135-148. ISBN 9780820468419


Forlano, Laura, Powell, Alison, Shaffer, Gwen and Lennett, Benjamin (2011) From the digital divide to digital excellence: global best practices for municipal and community wireless networks. , Lennett, Benjamin (ed.). New America Foundation, Washington D.C, USA.

Powell, Alison, Michael, Hills and Victoria, Nash (2010) Child protection and free speech: mapping the territory. Discussion Forum Paper (17). Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Dharma, Dailey, Amelia, Bryne, Powell, Alison, Joe, Karaganis and Jaewon, Chung (2010) Broadband adoption in low-income communities. . Social Science Research Council (Great Britain), New York, USA.

Powell, Alison, Dailey, Dharma and Bryne, Amelia (2009) The social impact of communications infrastructure: what do we need to know? . The Ethos Group, Champaign-Urbana, USA.

Powell, Alison (2006) "Last mile" or local innovation?: Canadian perspectives on community wireless networking as civic participation. CRACIN working papers (18). Canadian Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking, Toronto, Canada.

Powell, Alison, Wong, Matt and Clement, Andrew (2006) Marking, locating, and designing for public and private wireless internet spaces. CRACIN working papers (16). Canadian Research Alliance for Community Innovation and Networking, Toronto, Canada.

Powell, Alison (2006) Île Sans Fil as a digital formation. . Laboratoire de Communication Médiatisée par Ordinateur, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montréal, Canada.

Conference or Workshop Item

Powell, Alison (2019) Understanding automated decisions [winner - staff prize]. In: LSE Research Festival 2019: New World (Dis)Orders, 2019-02-25 - 2019-03-02, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom, GBR.


Powell, Alison (2021) Undoing optimization: civic action in smart cities. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT. ISBN 9780300223804

Online resource

Powell, Alison (2024) AI is expensive. Media@LSE (05 Jun 2024). Blog Entry.

Powell, Alison (2016) Algorithms, accountability, and political emotion: on the cultural assumptions underpinning sentiment analysis. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (20 Jul 2016). Website.

Powell, Alison (2016) Accountable machines: bureaucratic cybernetics? Media Policy Blog (24 Mar 2016). Website.

Powell, Alison (2016) Making and measuring news: data and algorithms in journalism. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (24 Feb 2016). Website.

Powell, Alison (2016) Five Minutes with Alison Powell on what data means, how it is produced and what influence it has for decision-makers. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (22 Feb 2016). Website.

Powell, Alison (2016) LSE Data and Society delves into key social issues of algorithmic control. Media Policy Blog (22 Jan 2016). Website.

Powell, Alison (2014) Alternative civic architecture: maps of the alternative internet. Media Policy Blog (22 Dec 2014). Website.

Dulong de Rosnay, Melanie, Musiani, Francesca, Powell, Alison and Antoniadis, Panayotis (2014) Alternative internet(s) – what are they and do they have a future? Media Policy Blog (24 Nov 2014). Website.

Powell, Alison (2014) Will the ‘Honest Brokers’ of Internet Governance Have Any Real Power? Media Policy Blog (14 Feb 2014). Website.

Powell, Alison (2013) Book review: Regulating code: good governance and better regulation in the information age. LSE Review of Books (12 Aug 2013). Website.

Powell, Alison (2012) Privatized governance and “consent of the networked”: Rebecca MacKinnon at Polis (guest blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (28 Feb 2012). Website.

Powell, Alison (2011) Web Blocking Policy made behind closed doors? Media Policy Blog (25 Jun 2011). Website.

Powell, Alison (2011) Will the Digital Economy Act protect consumers from ‘speculative invoicing’? Media Policy Blog (23 Mar 2011). Website.

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