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Author Dunbar-Hester, Christina, 1976-

Title Low power to the people : pirates, protest, and politics in FM radio activism / Christina Dunbar-Hester
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Inside technology
Inside technology.
Contents 1. Pirates, Hams, and Protest: Radio Activism in Historical Context -- 2. Selfhoods: Geeks, Activists, and Countercultures -- 3. The Tools of Gender Production -- 4. The Work of Pedagogy in Technological Activism -- 5. Fine-Tuning Boundaries -- 6. Making Old Technology Anew: Reinventing FM Radio in the Twenty-First Century -- 7. Do New Media Have Old Politics?
Summary An examination of how activists combine political advocacy and technical practice in their promotion of the emancipatory potential of local low-power FM radio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alternative radio broadcasting -- United States.
Community radio -- United States.
Low power radio -- United States.
Pirate radio broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States.
Radio broadcasting policy -- United States -- Citizen participation.
Radio broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262320495 (electronic bk.)
9780262320498 (electronic bk.)