Social Media, Politics and the State: Protests, Revolutions, Riots, Crime and Policing in the Age of Facebook, Twitter and YouTube

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Daniel Trottier, Christian Fuchs
Routledge, 17 jul. 2014 - 252 pagina's
This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media. It brings together contributions by social media scholars who explore the connection of social media with revolutions, uprising, protests, power and counter-power, hacktivism, the state, policing and surveillance. It shows how collective action and state power are related and conflict as two dialectical sides of social media power, and how power and counter-power are distributed in this dialectic. Theoretically focused and empirically rigorous research considers the two-sided contradictory nature of power in relation to social media and politics. Chapters cover social media in the context of phenomena such as contemporary revolutions in Egypt and other countries, populism 2.0, anti-austerity protests, the fascist movement in Greece's crisis, Anonymous and police surveillance.
 

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SECTION TWO Global and Civil CounterPower
65
SECTION THREE Civil CounterPower Against Austerity
107
SECTION FOUR Contested and Toppled State Power
169
SECTION FIVE State Power as Policing and Intelligence
207
Contributors
247
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Over de auteur (2014)

Daniel Trottier is a postdoctoral fellow in social and digital media at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster.

Christian Fuchs is a professor of social media at the University of Westminster.

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