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The Resource Revolution in the age of social media : the Egyptian popular insurrection and the Internet, Linda Herrera

Revolution in the age of social media : the Egyptian popular insurrection and the Internet, Linda Herrera

Label
Revolution in the age of social media : the Egyptian popular insurrection and the Internet
Title
Revolution in the age of social media
Title remainder
the Egyptian popular insurrection and the Internet
Statement of responsibility
Linda Herrera
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "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"--
  • "A Facebook page inspired Egypt's 2011 revolution, an uprising played out as much in virtual locations as on the streets. The promise of social media to liberate and democratize was vividly realized, but the same technology has created an arena where competing forces vie to influence the minds of the young. This online battle of ideas may determine matters as fundamental to political life as the nature of freedom and the place of the present generation in the political order. Revolution in the Age of Social Media provides piercing insights into the ongoing struggle between people and power in the digital age"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herrera, Linda
Dewey number
962.05/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT107.87
LC item number
.H47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Egypt
  • Internet
  • Youth
  • Internet and youth
  • Internet and activism
  • Internet and activism
  • Internet
  • Youth
  • Egypt
Label
Revolution in the age of social media : the Egyptian popular insurrection and the Internet, Linda Herrera
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wired youth rise -- Cyberdissident diplomacy -- Marketing martyrdom -- Virtual vendetta -- Viral revolution -- Memes and the war of ideas -- The anti-ideology machine
Control code
ocn857214707
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 171 pages
Isbn
9781781682753
Lccn
2014000584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023894829
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Revolution in the age of social media : the Egyptian popular insurrection and the Internet, Linda Herrera
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wired youth rise -- Cyberdissident diplomacy -- Marketing martyrdom -- Virtual vendetta -- Viral revolution -- Memes and the war of ideas -- The anti-ideology machine
Control code
ocn857214707
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 171 pages
Isbn
9781781682753
Lccn
2014000584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023894829
Other physical details
illustrations

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