Networks of Outrage and Hope: Social Movements in the Internet Age
August 2012, Polity
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- A timely new book by the most-cited communications scholar in the world
- Path-breaking analysis of social movements and protests around the globe, form the Arab uprisings to the indignado movement in Spain and the Occupy Wall Street movement in the US
- Argues that a crucial feature of all these new social movements is that they use mobile phones and the internet to create autonomous communication networks
- Develops an analytical template for advancing current debates about the new forms of social change and political democracy in the global network society