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How the Internet Shapes Collective Actions

  • Sandy¬†Schumann

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Cyberpsychology book series (PASCY)

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About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Internet social media Facebook Twitter collective action social change protest slacktivism clicktivism digital campaigns non-profit advocacy social movement organization Protest revolution

Authors and affiliations

  • Sandy¬†Schumann
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University of OxfordUK
  2. 2.Wiener-Anspach FoundationBelgium
  3. 3.Université Libre de BruxellesBelgium

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