1300 187 187
 
Revolution in the Age of Social Media : The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet - Linda Herrera

Revolution in the Age of Social Media

The Egyptian Popular Insurrection and the Internet

Paperback

Published: 1st June 2014
Ships: 5 to 9 business days
5 to 9 business days
RRP $32.99
$30.25

An accessible guide to the enduring struggle between people and power in the digital age

Egypt's 25 January revolution was triggered by a Facebook page and played out both in virtual spaces and the streets. Social media serves as a space of liberation, but it also functions as an arena where competing forces vie over the minds of the young as they battle over ideas as important as the nature of freedom and the place of the rising generation in the political order. This book provides piercing insights into the ongoing struggles between people and power in the digital age.

About the Author

Linda Herrera is an anthropologist who spent 17 years in Egypt. She writes extensively on youth cultures, the politics of education, and generational change in the digital age. She is a core faculty member in Global Studies in Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and involved in developing a specialization in Technology and Education.

ISBN: 9781781682753
ISBN-10: 1781682755
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 171
Published: 1st June 2014
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1