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Cyber racism : white supremacy online and the new attack on civil rights

This book explores the way racism is translated from the print-only era to the cyber era. The author examines how white supremacist organizations have translated their printed publications onto the Internet. Through a mixed-method study, the author takes the reader through a tour of white supremacy online, debunking the notions that the Internet is an inherently democratizing technology or that white supremacists are using the Internet to "recruit" and instead offering an analysis that urges readers to rethink ways of knowing about racial equality, civil rights, and the Internet
Print Book, English, ©2009
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Lanham, Md., ©2009
xix, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9780742561588, 9780742561571, 9780742565258, 0742561585, 0742561577, 0742565254
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White supremacy in the digital era
Theorizing white supremacy online
Individual acts of white supremacy online
White supremacist social movements online and in global context
Gender, white supremacy, and the Internet
White supremacist discourse: in print and online
Cyber lies: cloaked websites
Searching for civil rights, finding white supremacy: adolescents making sense of cloaked websites
Combating global white supremacy in the digital era
Conclusion: racial justice and civic engagement in the digital era
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