Social Movements and Their Technologies

Milan, S. (2013; paperback edition 2016). Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring Social Change, Palgrave Macmillan.

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Social Movements and their Technologies¬†explores the interplay between social movements and their ‘liberated technologies’. It analyzes the rise of low-power radio stations and radical internet projects (’emancipatory communication practices’) as a political subject, focusing on the sociological and cultural processes at play. It provides an overview of the relationship between social movements and technology, and investigates what is behind the communication infrastructure that made possible the main protest events of the past fifteen years.

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