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This dissertation discusses how Twitter may function not only as a tool for planning public protest, but also as a discursive site, albeit a virtual one, for staging protest itself.

This dissertation discusses how Twitter may function not only as a tool for planning public protest, but also as a discursive site, albeit a virtual one, for staging protest itself. Much debate exists on the value and extent that Twitter (and other social media or social networking sites) can contribute to successful activism for social justice.

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    • 2016
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph.D., Arizona State University, 2016
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      thesis
    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-166)
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    • Field of study: English

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    by Tracey Hayes

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