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The Global Justice Movement and Occupy: Ethics, Visions, and Networking Logics

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

in South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 describes the background of the GJM and the World Social Forum process. A brief overview is given of the organizational aspects and how the concept of network has been used in social ... More


Global Translations and Translating the Global: Discursive Regimes of Revolt

Samia Mehrez

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Seeks to understand the discursive politics of translating Egypt's uprising by simultaneously situating its adaptations and appropriations as well as its deliberate mistranslations within a global ... More


New Perspectives on Gandhi

Ramin Jahanbegloo and Vandana Shiva

in Talking Environment: Vandana Shiva in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198091776
eISBN:
9780199082537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198091776.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this section, Vandana Shiva talks about Mahatma Gandhi, globalization, and non-violence. A follower of Gandhian activism, Vandana believes that she is philosophically attached to Gandhi’s ... More


“Obama Nation”: Hip Hop and Global Protest

Sujatha Fernandes

in The Hip Hop & Obama Reader

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199341801
eISBN:
9780199355662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341801.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter offers a brief but wide-reaching view of the role of hip hop in global protest movements, including the Arab Spring. While many rappers in the U.S. endorsed Barack Obama, the chapter ... More


Conclusion: Political Parties, Politicians, and Computational Propaganda

Samuel C. Woolley and Philip N. Howard

in Computational Propaganda: Political Parties, Politicians, and Political Manipulation on Social Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190931407
eISBN:
9780190934095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931407.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

Political communication around the world has evolved significantly through social media. Changes are apparent both in terms of social practices and core technological tools: these include the ... More


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