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Author Vromen, Ariadne, author

Title Digital citizenship and political engagement : the challenge from online campaigning and advocacy organisations / Ariadne Vromen
Published London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Interest groups, advocacy and democracy series
Interest groups, advocacy and democracy series.
Contents Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Chapter 1: Introduction; References; Chapter 2: Digital Citizenship and Political Engagement; Understanding Political Engagement; Civic Resources for Mobilisation; Individualisation and New Citizen Norms; Citizenship Norms; Social Movements Societies; Strategic Repertoires and Political Context; Everything Is Now Mediated; Conclusion: Recognition of Individualised Political Engagement in Social Movement Societies; References; Chapter 3: Social Media Use for Political Engagement
Chapter 6: Entrepreneurial Leadership StylesOrganisational Leadership in Online Campaigning and Social Movements; Diffusion of Values Among the Like-Minded; Leadership and the Story of Self from Campaign Entrepreneurs; Constructing Leaders; Simon Sheikh; Jeremy Heimans; Anna Rose; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 7: Diffusion and Sharing in the Advocacy Organisation Sector; Diffusion and Change; Sibling Organisations in the Online Progressive Engagement Network (OPEN); Diffusion and the Australian Civil Society Sector; Studying Activist Conferences; A GetUp Effect?; Notes; References
Chapter 8: Conclusion: The Future of Digital Citizenship and Political EngagementIndividualised and Personalised Collective Action; Internal Strategy and Impact; Political Context and the Future; References; References; Index
From Politics on the Internet to Mainstreaming Social Media-Based EngagementThe Role of Social Media-Based Politics in the Hybrid Media System; Politics of Social Media and the Rise of Connective Action; Conclusion: How Social Media and Digital Citizenship Are Enabling Online Organisation; References; Chapter 4: Hybrid Online Campaigning Organisations; Contemporary Online Campaigning Organisations and Mobilisation; GetUp in Focus; GetUpÅ› Organisation: Membership and Revenue; GetUp in Public: Communications Strategy and Action Repertoire; Videos; Email
Rise of Social Media: Facebook and TwitterLegacy Media Attention; Digital Repertoires of Action; Election Campaign 2010 Case Study: The Emergence of GetUp as a Mainstream Political Organisation; Conclusion; Notes; References; Chapter 5: Storytelling and Changing Values; Storytelling as a New Online Political Tactic; GetUpÅ› Autobiographical Story: From Outsider to Mainstream Politics; Comparing Campaign Storytelling: Changing Australian Policy on Mental Health and Climate Change; Mental Health; Climate Change; Complex Causal Stories and Long-Term Campaigning; Conclusion; References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Jan. 9, 2017)
Subject Internet in political campaigns.
Political participation -- Computer network resources.
Pressure groups -- Computer network resources.
Pressure groups -- Australia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1137488654 (electronic bk.)
9781137488657 (electronic bk.)