Civic Participation in Contentious Politics: The Digital by Dan Mercea PDF

By Dan Mercea

The ebook examines the hugely dynamic conversation ecology of contemporary contentious politics and its increasing electronic footprint. First, it seems to be on the attainment of democratic citizenship via perform as road protests allure mammoth numbers of fans who narrate their involvement or give some thought to the claims and the consequences of collective motion on social media. Secondly, it considers the ramifications for modern democracy bobbing up from the large-scale uptake of social media through variegated protest networks, which not pivot at the coordination means of bureaucratic move agencies. The e-book ties those features jointly to suggest that contentious politics could be a fertile flooring for innovative civic participation.

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