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Title Liberation technology : social media and the struggle for democracy / edited by Larry Diamond and Marc F. Plattner
Published Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012


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Description xxvii, 176 p. ; 23 cm
Series Journal of democracy book
Contents I. Liberation vs. control in cyberspace -- Liberation technology / Larry Diamond -- Liberation vs. control : the future of cyberspace / Ronald Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski -- International mechanisms of cyberspace controls / Ronald Deibert -- Whither Internet control? / Evgeny Morozov -- II. Liberation technology in China -- The battle for the Chinese Internet / Xiao Qiang -- China's "networked authoritarianism" / Rebecca MacKinnon -- III. Liberation technology in the Middle East -- Ushahidi as a liberation technology / Patrick Meier -- Egypt and Tunisia : the role of digital media / Philip N. Howard and Muzammil M. Hussain -- Circumventing Internet censorship in the Arab world / Walid Al-Saqaf -- Social media, dissent, and Iran's Green Movement / Mehdi Yahyanejad and Elham Gheytanchi -- IV. Policy recommendations -- Challenges for international policy / Daniel Calingaert
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Subject Democratization -- Technological innovations
Political participation -- Technological innovations
Social media -- Political aspects
Genre/Form [EĢtudes diverses]
Author Diamond, Larry Jay
Plattner, Marc F., 1945-
LC no. 2012012206
ISBN 1421405679 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9781421405681 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1421405687 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781421406985 (electronic)
1421406985 (electronic)
9781421405674 (hbk. ; alk. paper)