Participatory Politics: Next-Generation Tactics to Remake Public Spheres

Participatory Politics: Next-Generation Tactics to Remake Public Spheres

by Elisabeth Soep


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780262525770
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 01/31/2014
Series: The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Elisabeth Soep is Research Director and Senior Producer at Youth Radio, a national youth-driven production company in Oakland, California. She is the coauthor of Drop That Knowledge: Youth Radio Stories and a member of the Youth and Participatory Politics Research Network, a group of scholars whose work deeply informs this report.

Table of Contents

Series Foreword vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Participatory Politics: What Sets It Apart? 9

Five Tactics of Participatory Politics 15

Pivot Your Public 15

Create Content Worlds 19

Forage for Information 25

Code Up 33

Hide and Seek 43

Literacies That Support Participatory Politics 51

Mind the Risks 63

Concluding Thoughts 69

Notes 75

References 77

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