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Faris, David M.

Dissent and revolution in a digital age : social media, blogging and activism in Egypt / David M. Faris. - London ; New York : I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd, 2013. - xi, 267 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. - Library of modern Middle East studies ; 129 .

Index : p. 260-267.

Bibliography : p. 238-259.

Social media and authoritarian politics in Egypt -- A theory of the networked revolt : social media networks, media events and collective action -- Agenda-setters : torture, rights and social media networks in Egypt -- New tools, old rules : social media networks and collective action in Egypt -- (Amplified) voices for the voiceless : social media networks, minorities, and virtual counter-publics -- We are all revolutionaries now : social media networks and the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 -- Cascades, colours, and contingencies : social media networks and authoritarianism in global perspective.

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Internet--Political aspects--Egypt.
Social media--Political aspects--Egypt.
Political activists--Egypt.
Dissenters--History--Egypt--21st century.





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