Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age

Paperback | March 15, 2011

byKevin Gillan, Jenny Pickerill, Frank Webster

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The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and old) media.

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The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and old) me...

KEVIN GILLAN is Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Manchester, UK. He has spent the last six years carrying out detailed research on the politics of protest against globalization and war. JENNY PICKERILL has written a book (Cyberprotest), several articles and book chapters on the use of internet technologies for activism. She ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8.67 × 4.82 × 0.6 inPublished:March 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285600

ISBN - 13:9780230285606

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Table of Contents

Post 9/11
Changing Information Environment
Representation, Beliefs and Identities
Alliances and Fractures
Power and Borders
Coping with Activism
Communication Practices and Technologies
Conclusions