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Author Meikle, Graham, 1965- author.

Title Future active : media activism and the Internet / Graham Meikle
Published Annandale, N.S.W. : Pluto Press : Routledge, 2002


Description 1 online resource (x, 225 pages)
Series Media.culture series
Media.culture series.
Contents Ch. 1. Backing Into The Future -- Ch. 2. Remote Control -- Ch. 3. -- Ch. 4. Open Publishing, Open Technologies -- Ch. 5. Turning Signs Into Question Marks -- Ch. 6. Hack Attacks and Electronic Civil Disobedience
Summary When the Internet exploded as a new media, we heard widely about its potential for social change. We were led to believe it would revitalise democracy and empower the individual. This volume explores some of these claims, looking at the use of the Internet as a tool to effect social, political and cultural change
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Webcasting -- Social aspects
Webcasting -- Political aspects
Internet -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Political aspects.
Political activists -- Effect of technological innovations on
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Internet -- Political aspects
Internet -- Social aspects
Sozialer Wandel
Sociale aspecten.
Politieke aspecten.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781136727085