How The Internet Shapes Collective Actions by S. SchumannHow The Internet Shapes Collective Actions by S. Schumann

How The Internet Shapes Collective Actions

byS. Schumann

Paperback | January 1, 2015

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After a Facebook rebellion in Egypt and Twitter protests in Turkey, the internet has been proclaimed as a globe-shifting, revolutionizing force that can incite complex social phenomena such as collective actions. This book critically assesses this claim and highlights how internet use can shape mobilizing processes to foster collective actions.
Sandy Schumann is Affiliated Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, and Visiting Post-doctoral Researcher at the Oxford Centre for the Study of Intergroup Conflict, University of Oxford, UK. Her work explores the relation between digital practices and offline behavior, focusing in particular on dynamics of collective act...
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Title:How The Internet Shapes Collective ActionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.02 inPublished:January 1, 2015Publisher:Palgrave Pivot USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1349494372

ISBN - 13:9781349494378

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. How the Internet Promotes Self-organized Collective Actions 2. How Internet Use Incites Offline Collective Actions 3. The Internet as a Platform for Online Collective Actions 4. How Cause-related, Advocacy, and Social Movement Organizations Use the Internet to Promote Collective Actions 5. How the Internet Shapes Collective Actions in the Future