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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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e-citizenship: reconstructing the public online

Rabia Karakaya Polat and Lawrence Pratchett.

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

October 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 6909 words.

This chapter focuses on the UK's local e-government programme that ran between 2000 and 2006, and analyses its limitations in terms of supporting or building any sense of local community....

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Protest spaces online and offline: the Indignant movement in Syntagma Square

Anastasia Kavada and Orsalia Dimitriou.

in Protest Camps in International context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 7876 words.

This chapter explores the relationship between space and contentious politics, focusing on the Indignant movement which occupied Syntagma square in Athens in the summer of 2011. The...

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Online Advocacy: Analysis of Human Rights NGO Websites

Lindsey N. Kingston and Kathryn R. Stam.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8401 words.

Recent events illustrate the connection between Internet usage and political action, yet non-governmental organizations (NGOs) still seek effective Web strategies for human rights advocacy....

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Obama 2.0

Paula Baker.

in Obama, Clinton, Palin

December 2011; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 5332 words.

This chapter takes a critical look at the internet fundraising techniques the Obama campaign perfected and argues that such techniques, combined with federal campaign contribution reporting...

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A republican digital counterculture? Fourthwrite and the Blanket

Paddy Hoey.

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 13293 words.

In the early 2000s, the Internet, the blogosphere and new online medias were said to have recreated and expanded the countercultural political uprisings of the late 1960s. The radicalism of...

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Northern Ireland, the public sphere and activist media

Paddy Hoey.

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 8211 words.

Modern traditions of activist media grow out of the increased opportunities for intervention into the public sphere created by the Internet and modern technology. In recent years online...

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Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters

Paddy Hoey.

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 216 pages.

Newspapers, magazines and pamphlets have always been central, almost sacred, forms of communication within Irish republican political culture. While social media is becoming the primary...

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iWitnesses and Citizentube

Leshu Torchin.

in Creating the Witness

November 2012; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 16493 words.

This chapter examines the impact and possibilities of CitizenTube, a political video log (vlog) launched by YouTube in order to “add fuel to the revolution that is YouTube politics,” in...

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New forms of republican (in)activism: éirígí and RNU

Paddy Hoey.

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 11228 words.

While Fourthwrite and the Blanket articulated new emerging strands of republican ideology in opposition to the reforms of Sinn Féin, they made no attempt at entering the political arena in...

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Imagining More Communitarian Infrastructures and Organizations

Taylor Dotson.

in Technically Together

July 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 10435 words.

This chapter investigates the possibilities for better supporting more communitarian infrastructure and organizations. Community energy progresses too slowly because of an uncertain policy...

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Stories and Statecraft

Sujatha Fernandes.

in Curated Stories

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Sociology. 14249 words.

This chapter is focused on the uses of curated stories in cultural diplomacy as a soft power strategy to absorb and defuse antiwar sentiment among women in Afghanistan and the Western women...

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Curated Stories

Sujatha Fernandes.

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change; Sociology. 232 pages.

In the contemporary era we have seen a proliferation of storytelling activities, from the phenomenon of TED talks and Humans of New York to a plethora of story-coaching agencies and...

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Theoretical and Methodological Approaches to Studying Digital Feminist Activism

Kaitlynn Mendes, Jessica Ringrose and Jessalynn Keller.

in Digital Feminist Activism

March 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Gender and Sexuality; Social Movements and Social Change. 7260 words.

In this chapter, we outline our conceptual framework, addressing key theories that underpin our analysis, including, affect and related concepts, including affective solidarity, networked...

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Teaching Human Rights at the Tertiary Level: Addressing the ‘Knowing–Doing Gap’ through a Role-Based Simulation Approach

Susan Banki, Elisabeth Valiente-Riedl and Paul Duffill.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 177 words.

Cameras Everywhere: Ubiquitous Video Documentation of Human Rights, New Forms of Video Advocacy, and Considerations of Safety, Security, Dignity and Consent

Sam Gregory.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6871 words.

Peter Gabriel and other allies created WITNESS nearly 20 years ago – shortly after the Rodney King incident in Los Angeles. At the time, our founders asked: ‘What if every human rights...

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Data Visualization for Human Rights Advocacy

Katharina Rall, Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Anshul Vikram Pandey, John Emerson, Jeremy Boy, Oded Nov and Enrico Bertini.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 11338 words.

In a world of ‘Big Data’, data visualization allows the viewer to explore curated data; the creator to quickly convey complex information; and advocates to vividly display their view of a...

Finding Your Feet in the Field: Critical Reflections of Early Career Researchers on Field Research in Transitional Societies

Brendan Browne and Luke Moffett.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6399 words.

Fieldwork that takes place in conflict or transitional regions is becoming increasingly popular amongst early-career and more seasoned researchers, but is an area that retains an air of...

A Case Study of the Socialization of Human Rights Language and Norms in Maldives: Process, Impact and Challenges

Ahmed Shahid and Hilary Yerbury.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9981 words.

The introduction of the language and social values expounded through the discourse of human rights, within the domestic societal and political structures of countries where they were...

The Challenge of Adopting Sexual Orientation Resolutions at the UN Human Rights Council

Eduard Jordaan.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6296 words.

Since the mid-1990s, UN special procedures reports have increasingly addressed human rights violations related to sexual orientation. However, it was not until 2011 that the first UN...

The Rights to Health and Health Care of Vulnerable Populations: Reducing the Existing Barriers to Health Equity Experienced by Transgender People in Ireland

Maciej Szydlowski.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 11762 words.

The aims of this article are to analyse the existing barriers that Irish transgender people encounter while accessing medical care and to identify potential measures to minimize their...