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The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

David Karpf

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The internet is facilitating a generational transition within America’s advocacy group system. New “netroots” political associations have arisen in the past decade and play an increasingly prominent ... More


The New Generation of Political Advocacy Groups

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the book’s central argument. It uses the February 2011 labor protests in Wisconsin to examine the role that internet-mediated advocacy groups play in American ... More


The MoveOn Effect: Disruptive Innovation in the Interest Group Ecology of American Politics

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 2 places the new generation of internet-mediated organizations into historical context, emphasizing the substantive importance of the new communications technologies. Building upon the works ... More


Political Blogs as Political Associations

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Not all netroots advocacy groups mimic MoveOn’s organizational structure. Chapter 3 turns attention to a set of large-scale community blogs that function as political associations. Previous blog ... More


“Online Tools for Offline Action” Neo-Federated Political Associations

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The most common criticism of netroots advocacy associations is that they engage in “clicktivism,” mobilizing large online publics to engage in simple online actions, with little real-world effect. ... More


Netroots as Networks—Building Progressive Infrastructure

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 turns our attention beyond membership-based advocacy associations to the expansive set of “netroots infrastructure organizations” populating the landscape today. The chapter begins by ... More


Don’t Think of an Online Elephant

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The first 5 chapters of the book are primarily concerned with left-wing interest groups. This is for the simple reason that there is no right-wing analogue to MoveOn, Democracy for America, or ... More


Innovation Edges, Advocacy Inflation, and Sedimentary Organizations

David Karpf

in The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199898367
eISBN:
9780199949717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898367.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 7 offers a summary of findings and a series of concluding observations regarding the role of technology in American political advocacy. It offers a broader perspective on the intermediary ... 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


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