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Information and Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics

Filippo de Vivo

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199227068
eISBN:
9780191711114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199227068.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Today, in an age of spin-doctoring and media power, we take it for granted that information and politics affect each other. This book investigates the political uses of communication in 16th- and ... More


The Politics of Crime and Space in South Africa

Christine Hentschel

in Security In the Bubble: Navigating Crime in Urban South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694310
eISBN:
9781452952475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694310.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

“The Politics of Crime and Space in South Africa” builds a historical framework for understanding the politics of crime and space in urban South Africa and contextualizes themes crucial to the ... More


Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Expect Us focuses on four online communities—Anonymous (4chan.org), The Pirate Bay, World of Warcraft, and the IGN.com posting boards. In all of these online communities, members engaged deeply with ... More


Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 articulates the central research question, outlines the argument in the book, explains the four cases, and unpacks major concepts. It articulates the argument that key structural features ... More


Direct Rule and the Growth of Informal Politics, 1974–90

Feargal Cochrane

in Northern Ireland: The Reluctant Peace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300178708
eISBN:
9780300194869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178708.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the growth of informal politics in Northern Ireland in the period of 1974–1990. It reveals that within days of Faulkner's official installation as head of the power-sharing ... More


How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Colin Koopman

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

We are now acutely aware, as if all of the sudden, that data matters enormously to how we live. How did information come to be so integral to what we can do? How did we become people who effortlessly ... More


Anonymous: Carnival to Mobilization

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 focuses on the emergence of Anonymous as a political actor. It addresses the question of why Anonymous members first mobilized in 2008 and includes information about how this community ... More


Expect Them

Jessica L. Beyer

in Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199330751
eISBN:
9780199395026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330751.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 6 summarizes the arguments in the book and discusses two central implications of the findings. First, nonpolitical websites and online communities are essential to understanding civic ... More


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