Mutsvairo, Bruce

Digital Activism in the Social Media Era

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Table of contents

Part I. Political Engagements in Mediated Online Communities

1. Dovetailing Desires for Democracy with New ICTs’ Potentiality as Platform for Activism
Bruce Mutsvairo

2. Engaging in Polarized Society: Social Media and Political Discourse in Ethiopia
Iginio Gagliardone, Matti Pohjonen

3. Baba Jukwa and the Digital Repertoires of Connective Action in a ‘Competitive Authoritarian Regime’: The Case of Zimbabwe
Admire Mare

4. Digital Activism in Uganda
Monica B. Chibita

5. Citizen Journalism, Cyber-Activism, and ‘Crowdsourcing’: Discussing the Sacking of Sierra Leone’s Vice President Sam Sumana on Facebook and Twitter
Ibrahim Seaga Shaw, Di Luo

Part II. Digital Transformations: Civic Activism in the Africa Blogsphere

6. Engaged Online: Social Media and Youth Civic Engagement in Kenya
Samuel C. Kamau

7. An Engaged Chadian Artist’s Digital Itinerary Towards Political and Civic Success: Pitfalls of Oppression
Mirjam Bruijn, Didier Lalaye

8. Twitter and Participatory Citizenship: #FeesMustFall in South Africa
Tanja Bosch

9. Scrutinizing Hashtag Activism in the #MustFall Protests in South Africa in 2015
Glenda Daniels

10. @SOS_ZA_#SABC: Civic Discourse and the Negotiation of PSB Principles
Viola C. Milton

Part III. Gender and LGTB Movements Online: Emerging Debates

11. Digital Strategies and African LGBTI Organizing
Ashley Currier, Julie Moreau

12. A Resilient Unwanted Civil Society: The Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe Use of Facebook as Alternative Public Sphere in a Dominant Homophobic Society
Nhamo A. Mhiripiri, Sithandazile B. Moyo

13. Blogging, Feminism and the Politics of Participation: The Case of Her Zimbabwe

Shepherd Mpofu

14. Gender and Media Representations of Land Based Reforms in Zimbabwe
Patience Mutopo

15. Broken Silence: #Bringbackourgirls and the Feminism Discourse in Nigeria
Dorothy Njoroge

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Social Media, Media and Communication, African Culture, African Politics

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