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Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Archives of Injustice

Edward Whitley

in Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ed Whitley’s chapter describes a project in which students study the curatorial work of Harriet Beecher Stowe in The Key to “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” alongside current examples of digital activism to ... More


Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

In recent years, feminists have turned to digital technologies and social media platforms to dialogue, network, and organize against contemporary sexism, misogyny, and rape culture. The emergence of ... More


Introduction: Digital Feminist Interventions

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose, and Jessalynn Keller

in Digital Feminist Activism: Girls and Women Fight Back Against Rape Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190697846
eISBN:
9780190697884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697846.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Gender and Sexuality

In this chapter, we begin by making a case for the ubiquitous ways rape culture, harassment, and sexual violence continue to be a part of many girls’ and women’s everyday lives, despite the ways in ... 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


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


The Search for Connection Online

Sarah C. Bishop

in Undocumented Storytellers: Narrating the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917159
eISBN:
9780190917197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917159.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter takes a close look at immigrant activism online. Because many undocumented immigrants are prohibited from higher education and professional employment, much of their narrative activism ... 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


Digital Rights Activism after the Arab Spring: Internet Governance Politics and the Internet Freedom Proto-Regime

Muzammil M. Hussain

in Digital Middle East: State and Society in the Information Age

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190859329
eISBN:
9780190942977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859329.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter examines the efforts of advanced-industrialized Western democratic states to promote internet freedom through the backing of several international policy summits and associated funding ... 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


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


Civic Activism Unleashed: New Hope or False Dawn for Democracy?

Richard Youngs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190931704
eISBN:
9780190931735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book examines the changing shape of contemporary civic activism. It investigates what kind of new civic activism is emerging around the world and assesses how far this is really different from ... 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


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


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


The Many Faces of Resistance Media

David Karpf

in The Resistance: The Dawn of the Anti-Trump Opposition Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190886172
eISBN:
9780190911843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886172.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

There is no understanding Donald Trump without reference to the contemporary hybrid media system. His improbable victories in the Republican primary and 2016 general election were premised on radical ... 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


Skateboard Activism

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter shows skaters’ efforts at lobbying local politicians to decriminalize a cherished landmark. The Courthouse in West LA had long been a skating mecca, but in the early 2000s was shut down. ... More


Authority

Gina Heathcote

in Feminist Dialogues on International Law: Success, Tensions, Futures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199685103
eISBN:
9780191765384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685103.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 6 examines what authority is given to specific feminist actors to speak and what authority is imagined lying within the domain of legal acts. A study of the convergence of the women, peace, ... More


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