Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World

by
William J Willisauthor
Anthony R. Fellowauthor
Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World

20170630

ABC-CLIO

Pages 384
Topics Geography and World Cultures
  • eBook

    9781440840050

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Tweeting to Freedom: An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World

Author(s): Willis, William; Fellow, Anthony;
Contributors: Willis, William; Fellow, Anthony;
Abstract:

This book provides an insightful and comprehensive look at the issues regarding the use of the Internet and social media by activists in some 35 countries—and how many governments in these countries are trying to blunt these efforts to promote freedom.


• Provides an interdisciplinary exploration of how the Internet and social media can be used to spotlight oppression and bring about needed change

• Explains how some governments are working to block access to unauthorized Internet sites to stop activists' efforts

• Presents profiles of some of the leading activists around the world and their use of the media to get their messages out

• Offers material useful for students studying geography, world cultures, social studies, journalism, sociology, or political science

SortTitle: tweeting to freedom: an encyclopedia of citizen protests and uprisings around the world
Keyword(s): Geography and World Cultures
Author Info:
William J Willisauthor
Anthony R. Fellowauthor
eISBN-13: 9781440840050
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440840043
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 384
Publication Date: 20170630

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