Tag Archives: activism

On SAGE Insight: Food and Campus Politics in India

Article title: Food Politics and Counter-Hegemonic Assertion in Indian University Campuses From South Asia Research Recently, heated debates concerning food politics have erupted at some of the most prestigious institutes of higher education in India. Students demand inclusion of beef … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Education, Politics, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Contemporary Student Engagement: The ‘‘slacktivism’’ trend

Article title: “I Wouldn’t Classify Myself as an Activist” – Reflections on Studying Contemporary Student Engagement From Humanity & Society We may see a trend of ‘‘slacktivism’’ that frames today’s students as weakly ‘‘liking’’ causes or ‘‘tweeting’’ support through social … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

On SAGE Insight: Towards data justice? The ambiguity of anti-surveillance resistance in political activism

From Big Data & Society The Snowden leaks provided substantial evidence for the extensive nature of surveillance rooted in the mass collection of digitally enabled data (or Big Data) and illustrated the intricate relationship between the infrastructures of our everyday … Continue reading

Posted in Research Methods, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Uses of online–offline communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution

Communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution: Uses of online–offline tools to obtain information about the #acampadabcn From New Media & Society Within the current information environment, both users and virtual communication tools have moved center stage, especially the young … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Uses of online–offline communication among young people in the #spanishrevolution

Emotion work in animal rights activism

Emotion work in animal rights activism A moral-sociological perspective From Acta Sociologica Social movement activism is often taxing on the individual activists who must cope with the emotional costs that their activism involves. Such activism requires emotional motivation and entails … Continue reading

Posted in SAGE Insight, Sociology | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Emotion work in animal rights activism

Political scandal and new media: A technology of liberation?

Managing public outrage: Power, scandal, and new media in contemporary Russia From New Media & Society This article challenges the long held assumption that political scandals can only occur in liberal democracies, also as most studies on scandals were authored before … Continue reading

Posted in Communication & Media, SAGE Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Political scandal and new media: A technology of liberation?