Exploring the Role of Social Media in Transnational Advocacy, 1st Edition

  • Floribert Patrick C. Endong
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  • ISBN-10: 1522528555
  • ISBN-13: 9781522528555
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 307 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018
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Overview

Emerging digital technologies are playing an increasingly significant role in advancing citizen-based support all over the world. They have become tools used for protest movements, and in the establishment organizations use in campaigning. This title is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on the various dimensions of new technology platforms, highlighting the use in citizen-enabled, social advocacy campaigns. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as virtual communities, e-health, and e-government, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, students, and policy makers seeking current research on different aspects of social media in campaigns.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Social Networking and Online Communities (ASNOC) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Preface.
1: Social Media Activism from an Information Warfare and Security Perspective.
2: Social Media as Alternative Public Sphere for Citizen Participation and Protest in National Politics in Zimbabwe: The Case of #thisflag.
3: Hashtag Activism and the Transnationalization of Nigerian-Born Movements Against Terrorism: A Critical Appraisal of the #BringBackOurGirls Campaign.
4: Barriers to Social Media Advocacy: Lessons Learnt from the Project “Tell Them We Are from Here”.
5: From Jenin to Johannesburg: The Digital Intifada and Transnational Advocacy for Palestine.
6: Trans-National Advocacy and the Hashtag Black Lives Matter: Globalisation and Reception in the UK and France.
7: Enhancing E-Transparency in Public Governance Through Social Media.
8: Social Media Strategies of Political Power: An Analysis of the Ruling Party in Turkey.
9: Euphoria and Delusion of Digital Activism: Case Study of #ZumaMustFall.
10: Using Social Media to Advocate LGBT Rights in Black Africa: A Study of Nigerian and Cameroonian Gay Bloggers and “Facebookers”.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.
Index.