Carty, Victoria.

Wired and mobilizing social movements, new technology, and electoral politics / Victoria Carty. - New York, N. Y. : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, c2011. - 111 p. : ill., charts, photo. ; 24 cm. - Routledge studies in science, technology and society ; 13 .

Description based on print version record. Summer 2013 Selected Accessions List -- Politics and Government

Includes bibliographical references (p. [93]-108) and index.

Overview of social movement theories and a proposed synthesis -- Students against sweatshops and corporate social responsibility: the anti-Nike campaign -- Contentious politics, cyberactivism, and electoral reform: the reemergence of the peace movement post 9-11 -- Moveon.org and the digital revolution -- The 2008 US presidential election and youth activism: digital technologies as grassroots empowerment or elite control?

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Social movements--Technological innovations.
Internet in political campaigns.
Internet--Social aspects.
Online social networks--Political aspects.
Social media--Political aspects.

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