Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age

Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age

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Overview

Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age by K. Gillan, J. Pickerill, F. Webster

The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well ascampaigners' use of new (and old) media.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230285606
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Series: New Security Challenges
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

KEVIN GILLAN is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester, UK. He has spent the last six years carrying out detailed research on the politics of protest against globalization and war.

JENNY PICKERILL has written a book (Cyberprotest), several articles and book chapters on the use of internet technologies for activism. She is Lecturer in Human Geography at Leicester University, UK.

FRANK WEBSTER has published more than twenty books. He is Professor of Sociology at City University London, UK.

Table of Contents

Post 9/11 Changing Information Environment Representation, Beliefs and Identities Alliances and Fractures Power and Borders Coping with Activism Communication Practices and Technologies Conclusions

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