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Author Olabode, Shola Abidemi, author

Title Digital activism and cyberconflicts in Nigeria : Occupy Nigeria, Boko Haram and MEND / by Shola Abidemi Olabode, University of Hull, UK
Edition First edition
Published Bingley, UK : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Digital activism and society : politics, economy and culture in network communication
Digital activism and society.
Contents Introduction -- Mapping the political economy of media industry and ICT infrastructural development in Nigeria -- Empirical accounts of digital activism and cyberconflicts -- The Occupy Nigeria protest -- The Boko Haram conflict -- The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) -- The use of information and communication technologies in conflicts : a reappraisal
Summary This book offers fresh insights on digital activism and cyberconflicts through a comparison of sociopolitical and ethnoreligious movements in Nigeria. Occupy Nigeria, Boko Haram and The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) highlight the digital and organizational aspects of conflict mobilization in contemporary Nigeria
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed October 15, 2018)
Subject Internet and activism -- Nigeria.
Protest movements -- Nigeria.
Social media -- Political aspects -- Nigeria.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1787560147 (electronic bk.)
9781787560147 (electronic bk.)