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Revolution in the Age of Social Media : The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet
by Linda Herrera


Overview - Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as important as the nature of freedom and the place of the rising generation in the political order.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Egypt's January 25 revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as important as the nature of freedom and the place of the rising generation in the political order. This book provides piercing insights into the ongoing struggles between people and power in the digital age.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781781682753
  • ISBN-10: 1781682755
  • Publisher: Verso
  • Publish Date: May 2014
  • Page Count: 171
  • Dimensions: 9.24 x 6.19 x 0.56 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Political Science > World - Middle Eastern
Books > Political Science > Political Advocacy
Books > Computers & Internet > Web - Social Media

 
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