[Air-L] References on social activism and web 2.0

Anastasia Kavada anastasia_kavada at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Jul 20 02:50:21 PDT 2009

Dear all,

Please see below for the referenes on social activism and web 2.0 
suggested by members of the list (which also includes some references 
from my own database). For any further suggestions please contact me at 
kavadaa at wmin.ac.uk.

Best wishes,
Anastasia Kavada

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI)
School of Media, Arts & Design
University of Westminster

Harrow Campus, Watford Road, Northwick Park,
Harrow, Middlesex HA1 3TP
United Kingdom
tel: +44 20 7911 5000
email: kavadaa at wmin.ac.uk

*Journal articles and conference papers*

Chadwick, A., 2009. Web 2.0: New Challenges for the Study of E-Democracy in an Era of Informational Exuberance. /J/S: Journal of Law and Policy For the Information Society/, 5(1), 1-32.

Gueorguieva, V., 2008. Voters, MySpace, and YouTube: The Impact of Alternative Communication Channels on the 2006 Election Cycle and Beyond. /Social Science Computer Review/, 26(3), 288-300.

Hargittai, E. & Walejko, G. 2008. The Participation Divide: Content Creation and Sharing in the Digital Age. /Information, Communication //and Society/.11(2):239-256.

Jansen, B. J., Zhang, M, Sobel, K, and Chowdury, A (Forthcoming) Twitter Power: Tweets as Electronic Word of Mouth. /Journal of the American Society for Information Sciences and Technology./

//Karpf, D. 2009. Macaca moments reconsidered… YouTube effects or Netroots effects? Submitted for consideration for the YouTube and the 2008 Election Conference. 

Leurs, K. 2009. “Be(co)ming cyber Mocro’s: Digital Media, Migration and Glocalized Youth Cultures.” Presented at the Race, Ethnicity, and (New) Media Symposium, May 2, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. 

Leurs, K. 2009 "Migrant youth & online hypertext: multiple modes of becoming/belonging." Presented at the 7th European Feminist Research Conference, June 6, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

Lilleker, D.G. & Jackson, N., 2008. Politicians and Web 2.0: the current bandwagon or changing the mindset? Paper presented at Politics: Web 2.0: An International Conference, Royal Hollloway, UK. Available at: http://newpolcom.rhul.ac.uk/politics-web-20-paper-download/ [Accessed December 30, 2008].

Preece, J. and Shneiderman, B., The Reader-to-Leader Framework: Motivating technology-mediated social participation, AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction 1, 1 (March 2009), 13-32, available at http://aisel.aisnet.org/thci/vol1/iss1/5/ <https://webmail.wmin.ac.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://aisel.aisnet.org/thci/vol1/iss1/5/>

Williams, C.B. & Gulati, G.J., 2007. Social Networks in Political 
Campaigns: Facebook and the 2006 Midterm Elections. Paper presented at 
the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 
Chicago, USA. Available at: 
[Accessed November 26, 2008].


McNutt, J. Electronic Advocacy Bibliography: Web 2.0. Available at 


Politics: Web 2.0: An International Conference. New Political 
Communication Unit, Department of Politics and International Relations, 
Royal Holloway, University of London, April 17-18, 2008. Programme and 
papers available at 

4^th International Conference on Communities and Technologies. The 
Pennsylvania State University, June 25-27, 2009. Programme available at 


*Case Studies*

**Peer-to-Patent. http://www.peertopatent.org/

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