Cyberactivism on the Participatory Web (Routledge Studies in by Martha McCaughey

By Martha McCaughey

Cyberactivism already has a wealthy background, yet during the last decade the participatory web—with its de-centralized information/media sharing, portability, garage capability, and user-generated content—has reshaped political and social switch. Cyberactivism at the Participatory internet examines the impression of those new applied sciences on political organizing and protest around the political spectrum, from the Arab Spring to artists to far-right teams. Linking new info and communique applied sciences to probabilities for harmony and action—as good as surveillance and control—in a context of worldwide capital stream, battle, and environmental drawback, the members to this quantity supply nuanced analyses of the dramatic differences in media, citizenship, and social events occurring this present day.

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