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From Multitude to Crowds: Collective Action and the Media


Edited By Eduardo Cintra Torres and Samuel Mateus

From Multitude to Crowds: Collective Action and the Media presents a study of collective action in the 21 st century. Experts from Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy, Political Communication and Media Studies offer a multidisciplinary approach to social formations in contemporary collective action. The various contributions discuss the relevance of media and communications in social movements and how social mobilization has changed in mediatized societies.
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Effects of the Gezi Resistance on the Interaction of Different Social Movements and Their Media Strategies



Structural or relational consequences of social events have always interested social scientists since the establishment of democratic systems. Sometimes observers and participants of these events label them as a “transformative events”, even if a concrete changes in political system, election results, or social life of these societies cannot yet be seen.

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