Cyberprotest: Environmental activism online

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Oxford University Press, 19.07.2013 - 224 Seiten
Uses case studies and voices of activists themselves to examine the role of the internet at all levels of environmental activism. Contemporary analysis of forms and processes of radical environmental activism. Contemporary analysis of forms and processes of radical environmental activism. Documents the negotiations and achievements of environmentalists both in dealing with the tensions of using environmentally damaging technology and in avoiding surveillance and counter-strategies. Will be of interest to students and academics of politics, sociology, environmental studies and anyone who has ever wondered if signing an email petition will make a difference.
 

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Introduction
1
1 Politics social movements and technology
15
2 Negotiating the tensions of technoenvironmentalism
36
3 Inclusivity and changing organisational forms
60
4 Mobilisation solidarity and network cohesion
91
5 Electronic tactics and digital alternative media
118
6 Online surveillance andcounterstrategies
142
a new politics of protest?
167
Appendix Casestudy profiles
182
References
187
Index
207
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Jenny Pickerill is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Leicester

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