Interpreting Hashtag Politics

Policy Ideas in an Era of Social Media

  • Stephen Jeffares

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 161-184

About this book


Why do policy actors create branded policy ideas like Big Society and does launching them on Twitter extend or curtail their life? This book reveals how policy analysis can adapt in an increasingly mediatised to offer interpretive insights into the life and death of policy ideas in an era of hashtag politics.


digital Policy politics social media Twitter

Authors and affiliations

  • Stephen Jeffares
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  1. 1.School of Government and SocietyUniversity of BirminghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47082-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-35774-8
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