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Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics

Jason Gainous and Kevin M. Wagner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965076
eISBN:
9780199350476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965076.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Using theory and data from leading online social media, Gainous and Wagner illustrate how platforms such as Twitter and Facebook are bypassing traditional media and creating a new forum for the ... More


Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Taylor Dotson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides an account of community through the lens of the politics of technology. That is, how do the artifacts, infrastructures, sociotechnical systems and techniques that constitute ... More


Boundary Concepts for the Interdisciplinary Analysis of Irrigation Water Management in South Asia

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter explores the conceptual terrain at the interface of physical–technical science and social science approaches to water management, looking for boundary concepts that allow us to think the ... More


Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Christina Dunbar-Hester

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The United States ushered in a new era of small-scale broadcasting in 2000 when it began issuing low-power FM (LPFM) licenses for noncommercial radio stations around the country. Over the next ... More


Do New Media Have Old Politics?

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter follows radio activists’ assessments of emerging Internet-based technologies (primarily wi-fi networks). Particularly for urban areas where LPFM licenses were out of reach, the activists ... More


Deleuze and Machines: A Politics of Technology?

William Bogard

in Deleuze and New Technology

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633364
eISBN:
9780748652600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633364.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Gilles Deleuze's thoughts about politics of technology and control societies, suggesting that there is no universal form of control, nor a universal form of resistance, and ... More


Making Old Technology Anew:: Reinventing FM Radio in the Twenty-First Century

Christina Dunbar-Hester

in Low Power to the People: Pirates, Protest, and Politics in FM Radio Activism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028127
eISBN:
9780262320498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028127.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the discursive practices by which LPFM advocates attempted to redefine radio’s use and meaning. During the 1990s and 2000s, radio broadcasting (a familiar and decades-old ... More


The Underrepresentation of Women in Political Technology

Daniel Kreiss, Kirsten Adams, Jenni Ciesielski, Haley Fernandez, Kate Frauenfelder, Brinley Lowe, and Gabrielle Micchia

in Recoding the Boys' Club: The Experiences and Future of Women in Political Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197535943
eISBN:
9780197535981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535943.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter demonstrates how women are deeply underrepresented in the field of political technology, especially in leadership roles. Women also do not have the same entrepreneurship opportunities in ... More


Technocratic Revolutions: From Industrial to Post-industrial Technocracy

Anders Esmark

in The New Technocracy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529200874
eISBN:
9781529200898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200874.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter presents a historical analysis of technocracy and its major revolutions, from its original conception in the French revolution to the latest and largely unexplored revolution from the ... More


How Political Tech Can Become More Equitable

Daniel Kreiss, Kirsten Adams, Jenni Ciesielski, Haley Fernandez, Kate Frauenfelder, Brinley Lowe, and Gabrielle Micchia

in Recoding the Boys' Club: The Experiences and Future of Women in Political Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197535943
eISBN:
9780197535981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535943.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The conclusion turns the book’s findings into a set of recommendations for how campaigns can create the more equitable political technology field of the future. The conclusion argues that candidates ... More


The Problem of Inclusivity

Daniel Kreiss, Kirsten Adams, Jenni Ciesielski, Haley Fernandez, Kate Frauenfelder, Brinley Lowe, and Gabrielle Micchia

in Recoding the Boys' Club: The Experiences and Future of Women in Political Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197535943
eISBN:
9780197535981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535943.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter outlines how men in leadership positions and male-dominated office cultures often shaped women's roles and work in campaign tech departments. Women often felt at a disadvantage when it ... More


The Lack of Accountability on Campaigns

Daniel Kreiss, Kirsten Adams, Jenni Ciesielski, Haley Fernandez, Kate Frauenfelder, Brinley Lowe, and Gabrielle Micchia

in Recoding the Boys' Club: The Experiences and Future of Women in Political Technology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197535943
eISBN:
9780197535981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535943.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter reveals that women have few ways of holding people accountable for inappropriate behavior, arbitrary exercises of power, and retaliation for reporting incidents on campaigns. In this ... More


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