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Social movements and their technologies: Wiring social change

Akser, Murat (2015) Social movements and their technologies: Wiring social change. New Media & Society, 17 (7). pp. 1194-1196. [Journal article]

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URL: http://nms.sagepub.com/content/17/7/1194.full

DOI: 10.1177/1461444815579890a

Abstract

Stefania Milan’s book is about the interaction between social movements and how they use media technologies. Her main premise is that communication technologies are instrumental in giving social movements a voice, and that beyond this, they are part of the impact of the social movements and they affect the way these movements operate. She calls the real life use of media in social movement activism “Emancipatory Communication Practices,” which she treats as a function of technological development that in return changes the political culture.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:social movement media, radical media, social media
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
Arts and Humanities Research Institute > Creative Arts and Technologies
ID Code:32122
Deposited By: Dr Murat Akser
Deposited On:29 Jul 2015 15:25
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:19

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