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Wired and mobilizing social movements, new technology, and electoral politics / Victoria Carty.

by Carty, Victoria.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge studies in science, technology and society ; 13.Publisher: New York, N. Y. : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, c2011Description: 111 p. : ill., charts, photo. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415880701.Subject(s): Social movements -- Technological innovations | Internet in political campaigns | Internet -- Social aspects | Online social networks -- Political aspects | Social media -- Political aspectsDDC classification: 322.440973 C329
Contents:
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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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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