Wired and Mobilizing: Social Movements, New Technology, and Electoral Politics

Wired and Mobilizing: Social Movements, New Technology, and Electoral Politics

by Victoria Carty
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041588070X

ISBN-13: 9780415880701

Pub. Date: 08/19/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book highlights how online networking offers potential for new forms of activist mobilizing, repertoires, participatory democracy, direct action, fundraising, and civic engagement. It calls for a re-conceptualization of some of the main tenets of contentious and electoral politics, which were originally constructed to describe and analyze face-to-face forms of

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This book highlights how online networking offers potential for new forms of activist mobilizing, repertoires, participatory democracy, direct action, fundraising, and civic engagement. It calls for a re-conceptualization of some of the main tenets of contentious and electoral politics, which were originally constructed to describe and analyze face-to-face forms of mobilization, in order to more accurately analyze contemporary forms of protest, electoral processes, and civil society organizing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415880701
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/19/2010
Series:
Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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