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

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

by Victoria Carty
     
 

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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