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Critical perspectives on social media and protest : between control and emancipation

Author: Lina Dencik; Oliver Leistert
Publisher: London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book critically interrogates the relationship between social media and protest from an interdisciplinary perspective, examining the multiple ways in which we need to politicize and contextualise commercial social media platforms, in particular with regards to their use for the purposes of anti-systemic and progressive protest movements."--Amazon.com.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lina Dencik; Oliver Leistert
ISBN: 9781783483358 1783483350 9781783483365 1783483369
OCLC Number: 908375835
Description: vii, 240 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / Lina Dencik and Oliver Leistert --
Promise and practice in studies of social media and movements / Sebastian Haunss --
I. Algorithmic control and visibility : The revolution will not be liked: on the systemic constraints of corporate social media platforms for protests / Oliver Leistert --
Mobilizing in times of social media: from a politics of identity to a politics of visibility / Stefania Milan --
II. Temporal alienation and redefining spaces : Social media, immediacy and the time for democracy: critical reflections on social media as "temporalising practices" / Veronica Barassi --
"This space belongs to us!": protest spaces in times of accelerating capitalism / Anne Kaun --
III. Surveillance, censorship and political economy : Social media censorship, privatised regulation, and new restrictions to protest and dissent / Arne Hintz --
Social media protest in context: surveillance, information management, and neoliberal governance in Canada / Joanna Redden --
Preempting dissent: from participatory policing to collaborative filmmaking / Greg Elmer --
IV. Dissent and fragmentation from within : The struggle within: discord, conflict and paranoia in social media protest / Emiliano Treré --
Social media and the 2013 protests in Brazil: the contradictory nature of political mobilization in the digital era / Mauro P. Porto and João Brant --
V. Myths and organisational trajectories : Social media and the "new authenticity" of protest / Lina Dencik --
Network cultures and the architecture of decision / Geert Lovink and Ned Rossiter.
Responsibility: edited by Lina Dencik and Oliver Leistert.

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