Twitter and tear gas : the power and fragility of networked protest (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Twitter and tear gas : the power and fragility of networked protest

Author: Zeynep Tufekci
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A firsthand account and incisive analysis of modern protest, revealing internet-fueled social movements' greatest strengths and frequent challenges To understand a thwarted Turkish coup, an anti-Wall Street encampment, and a packed Tahrir Square, we must first comprehend the power and the weaknesses of using new technologies to mobilize large numbers of people. Tufekci explains the nuanced trajectories of modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tufekci, Zeynep.
Twitter and tear gas.
New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016963570
(OCoLC)961312425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zeynep Tufekci
ISBN: 9780300228175 0300228171
OCLC Number: 984692647
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 326 pages)
Contents: A networked public --
Censorship and attention --
Leading the leaderless --
Movement cultures --
Technology and people --
Platforms and algorithms --
Names and connections --
Signaling power and signaling to power --
Governments strike back --
Epilogue : the uncertain climb.
Responsibility: Zeynep Tufekci.
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"Tufekci believes that digital-age protests are not simply faster, more responsive versions of their mid-century parents. They are fundamentally distinct."-Nathan Heller, New Yorker"This Read more...

 
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