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Digital Activism Decoded The New Mechanics of Change

ISBN-10: 1932716602

ISBN-13: 9781932716603

Edition: 2010

Authors: Mary Joyce

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"Digital activism" and its dynamics,practices misconceptions and possible futures are presented together for the first time.
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: International Debate Education Association
Publication date: 4/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Mary Joyce was born in Limerick and lived as a child in County Clare. She worked as a journalist in Limerick, Dublin, London and southern Africa. She now divides her time between West London and County Clare.

Preface: The Problem with Digital Activism
Introduction: How to Think About Digital Activism
Contexts: The Digital Activism Environment
Infrastructure: Its Transformations and Effect on Digital Activism
Applications: Picking the Right One in a Transient World
Devices: The Power of Mobile Phones
Economic and Social Factors: The Digital (Activism) Divide
Political Factors: Digital Activism in Closed and Open Societies
Practices: Digital Actions in the Aggregate
Activism Transforms Digital: The Social Movement Perspective
Digital Transforms Activism: The Web Ecology Perspective
Destructive Activism: The Double-Edged Sword of Digital Tactics
Effects: What Is Digital Activism's Value?
Measuring the Success of Digital Campaigns
The New Casualties: Prisons and Persecution
Digital Politics as Usual
The Future of Advocacy in a Networked Age
Conclusion: Building the Future of Digital Activism
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