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Title: Els nous mitjans i les protestes en les societats híbrides
Author: Melián, Virginia
Keywords: Internet;Internet;Internet;nous mitjans;apoderament;mitjans d'activisme;global;local;new media;empowerment;activist media;global;local;nuevos medios;empoderamiento;medios de activismo;global;local
Issue Date: 26-Jun-2009
Publisher: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Citation: Melián, Virginia (2009). "Els nous mitjans i les protestes en les societats híbrides". Digithum. Les humanitats en l'era digital, 2009, Vol. 0, núm 11
Abstract: The relationship between new social movements, especially those located in the global South, and their online media has often been discussed in terms of empowerment via a newly achieved global reach and subsequent extended networking capabilities beyond the locality. Less frequent is the analysis of the relationship between internet and social movements within societies characterized by a digital divide, product of unequal social, economic and political conditions. In this paper I explore the tensions between local, national and global forms of civil engagement in the online media produced by a new social movement opposed to the installation of two mega paper mills on the border between Argentina and Uruguay. The analysis shows that the relationship between this movement and its online media practices draws on "glocal" forms of civic engagement with empowering impact within the locality.
Description: Peer reviewed
Language: Catalan
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10609/2474
ISSN: 1575-2275
Appears in Collections:2009, n. 11

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