Literatur zum Forschungsthema

Die aktuellen Veröffentlichungen zum Thema Protest(x)

Die aktuellen Veröffentlichungen zum Thema Protest(x)

The Social Media Basis of Youth Protest Behavior: The Case of Chile

Valenzuela, S., Arriagada, A., & Scherman, A. (2012). The Social Media Basis of Youth Protest Behavior: The Case of Chile. Journal of Communication, 62(2), 299–314.
Valenzuela, S., Arriagada, A., & Scherman, A.
Journal of Communication, 62 (2), (S. 299–314).
2012

Protest activity has become a central means for political change in Chile. We examine the association between social media use and youth protest, as well as mediating and moderating mechanisms of this relationship, using survey data collected in Chile in 2010.

Social Media and the Decision to Participate in Political Protest: Observations From Tahrir Square

Tufekci, Z., & Wilson, C. (2012). Social Media and the Decision to Participate in Political Protest: Observations From Tahrir Square. Journal of Communication, 62(2), 363–379.
Tufekci, Z., & Wilson, C.
Journal of Communication, 62 (2), (S. 363–379).
2012

Based on a survey of participants in Egypt’s Tahrir Square protests, we demonstrate that social media in general, and Facebook in particular, provided new sources of information the regime could not easily control and were crucial in shaping how citizens made individual decisions about participating in protests, the logistics of protest, and the likelihood of success.