Activism! Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society

Activism! Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society

Tim Jordan


many colleges of suggestion assert that Western tradition hasn't ever been extra politically apathetic. Tim Jordan's Activism! refutes this declare. In his strong polemic, Jordan exhibits how acts of civil disobedience have come to dominate the political panorama. simply because we inhabit this kind of speedy altering, high-tech and fragmented tradition, the single-issue political activities and good, conservative specialists of the earlier are constantly being wondered. conventional political battles were changed through the preferred, collective practices of a brand new political activism. From Europe to america, from Australia to South the USA, from the Left to the appropriate, Jordan introduces us to the voters who make up d-i-y tradition: eco-activists, animal liberators, neo-fascists, ravers, anti-abortionists, squatters, hunt saboteurs and hacktivists. In his view, activism contains a brand new ethics of dwelling for the twenty first century.

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