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Analytic Activism: Digital Listening and the New Political Strategy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190266127
eISBN:
9780190266165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190266127.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Some of the most remarkable impacts of digital media on political activism lie not in the new types of speech it provides to disorganized masses, but in the new types of listening it fosters among ... More


Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Des Freedman, Jonathan Obar, Cheryl Martens, and Robert W. McChesney (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This collection brings together strategies for advancing media reform objectives, prepared by 33 scholars and activists working in and/or studying in more than 25 countries, including: Canada, Mexico ... More


Mediatizing the Revolution: The Appeal of Social Networks

Mohamed Zayani

in Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190239763
eISBN:
9780190239800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239763.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter maps out online micro-practices that favored the inconspicuous entry of the youth into the political arena. Focusing on the immersive use of social media platforms like Facebook, it ... More


Global social movements:: beyond the competent public sphere?

John Michael Roberts

in New media and public activism: Neoliberalism, the state and radical protest in the public sphere

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447308225
eISBN:
9781447311911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308225.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores whether global social movements (GSMs) represent new modes of dissent against neoliberalism and the competent public sphere. To this extent the chapter focuses on how global ... More


Conclusion: Constructions of Citizenship Moving Forward

Jessica Baldwin-Philippi

in Using Technology, Building Democracy: Digital Campaigning and the Construction of Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190231910
eISBN:
9780190231958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter ties together the previous four concepts, showing the ways that these burgeoning forms of citizenship have been reinforced and sometimes slightly modified in the years since the 2010 ... More


Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Taylor Owen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Digital communication technologies have thrust the calculus of global political power into a period of unprecedented complexity. In every aspect of international affairs, digitally enabled actors are ... More


Democracy and Its Others

Sunaina Marr Maira

in The 9/11 Generation: Youth, Rights, and Solidarity in the War on Terror

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479817696
eISBN:
9781479866069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817696.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the notion of “democracy” for young people in a post-9/11 era when liberal democracy has become an alibi for imperial interventions overseas. Using the example of the Arab ... More


Media Reform: An Overview

Des Freedman and Jonathan A. Obar

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Media reform is a great and formidable challenge. Across international contexts, reformers are inspired by what the late C. Edwin Baker referred to as the democratic distribution principle for ... More


Activating the Fifth Estate: Bill C-30 and the Digitally Mediated Public Watchdog

Jonathan A. Obar and Leslie Regan Shade

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0003
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Operating outside the framework of traditional systems of governance and civic engagement, the digitally-mediated, networked society referred to as the “Fifth Estate” presents the general public with ... More


Spaces of Dissent

Taylor Owen

in Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199363865
eISBN:
9780199363896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199363865.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Spaces of dissent explores the rapidly evolving space of digital activism, or hacktivism, through the example of a group of hackers called Telecomix, who served as a form of tech support for the Arab ... More


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