9780415880701

Wired and Mobilizing: Social Movements, New Technology, and Electoral Politics

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9780415880701

  • ISBN10:

    041588070X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-07-06
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $140.00 Save up to $118.90
  • Buy New
    $119.00
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    USUALLY SHIPS IN 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

This book highlights how online networking offers potential for new forms of activist mobilizing, repertoires, participatory democracy, direct action, fundraising, and civic engagement. It calls for a re-conceptualization of some of the main tenets of contentious and electoral politics, which were originally constructed to describe and analyze face-to-face forms of mobilization, in order to more accurately analyze contemporary forms of protest, electoral processes, and civil society organizing.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentp. vii
Introductionp. 1
Overview of Social Movement Theories and a Proposed Synthesisp. 7
Students Against Sweatshops and Corporate Social Responsibility: The Anti-Nike Campaignp. 20
Contentious Politics, Cyberactivism, and Electoral Reform: The Reemergence of the Peace Movement Post 9-11p. 41
MoveOn.org and the Digital Revolutionp. 57
The 2008 US Presidential Election and Youth Activism: Digital Technologies as Grassroots Empowerment or Elite Control?p. 74
Conclusionp. 90
Referencesp. 93
Indexp. 109
Table of Contents provided by Ingram. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review