By Dan Mercea

The e-book examines the hugely dynamic communique ecology of contemporary contentious politics and its increasing electronic footprint. First, it seems to be on the attainment of democratic citizenship via perform as road protests allure sizeable numbers of fans who narrate their involvement or ponder the claims and the results of collective motion on social media. Secondly, it considers the ramifications for modern democracy coming up from the large-scale uptake of social media by way of variegated protest networks, which not pivot at the coordination skill of bureaucratic circulate companies. The ebook ties those elements jointly to suggest that contentious politics could be a fertile flooring for revolutionary civic participation.

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Moreover, collective identity may be the object of personalised (re)configuration as it criss-crosses the terrain of established organisations and individual networks (Bennett and Segerberg 2013). In my attempt to add to these insights, I build on evidence of a permeable notion of collective identity (Harlow and Harp 2012) to call attention to fellowship identities that turn on shared practice rather than organisational membership. In their books Earl and Kimport (2011) and Bimber and colleagues (2012) scrutinised distributed forms of collective organisation that were not orchestrated by SMOs.

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