Advances in Human and Social Aspects of Technology: Handbook of Research on Political Activism in the Information Age

Editor/Author Solo, Ashu M. G.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: IGI Global

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ISBN: 978-1-4666-6066-3
Category: Technology & Engineering - Technology
Image Count: 46
Book Status: Available
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Through its analysis of the methods for political activism in the information age, the effectiveness of these methods, as well as emerging analytical tools, this book is designed for use by researchers, activists, political scientists, engineers, computer scientists, journalists, professors, students and professionals working in the fields of politics, e-government, media and communications, and Internet marketing.

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Table of Contents

  • Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Political Information, Political Power, and People Power
  • Chapter 2: Social Media for Political Change
  • Chapter 3: The Potential of Political Changes in the Information Age
  • Chapter 4: Identifying Hyperlink Strategies as a Tool to Discover the Connections between Offline and Online Politics
  • Chapter 5: Cleavages and Links
  • Chapter 6: Information and Communication Technologies, Democracy, and Human Rights in Nigeria
  • Chapter 7: Memory, National Identity, and Freedom of Expression in the Information Age
  • Chapter 8: The Virtual Parallax
  • Chapter 9: The Opportunities and Challenges of using Email for Political Communication in Authoritarian States
  • Chapter 10: Alternative Media Bridging the Digital Divide in Malaysia
  • Chapter 11: Politics 2.0 with Facebook
  • Chapter 12: The Wisconsin Spring
  • Chapter 13: The Language of Threat in our Political Discourse
  • Chapter 14: Conceptualizing Network Politics following the Arab Spring
  • Chapter 15: The India against Corruption Movement
  • Chapter 16: Corruption in the Public Eye
  • Chapter 17: Civic Cultures and Skills in European Digital Rights Campaigning
  • Chapter 18: Protesting in a Cultural Frame
  • Chapter 19: Two Models of Online Petitioning in the United Kingdom
  • Chapter 20: Googling Democracy
  • Chapter 21: A New Republic of Letters?
  • Chapter 22: From Politics to E-Politics
  • Chapter 23: The Internet, National Citizenship, and the Sovereignty Paradox
  • Chapter 24: Interaction of Incivility and News Frames in the Political Blogosphere
  • Chapter 25: How [Not] to Caffeinate a Political Group
  • Compilation of References
  • About the Contributors