Activism and radical politics in the digital age

@article{Neumayer2016ActivismAR,
  title={Activism and radical politics in the digital age},
  author={C. Neumayer and J. Svensson},
  journal={Convergence},
  year={2016},
  volume={22},
  pages={131 - 146}
}
This article aims to develop a typology for evaluating different types of activism in the digital age, based on the ideal of radical democracy. Departing from this ideal, activism is approached in terms of processes of identification by establishing conflictual frontiers to outside others as either adversaries or enemies. On the basis of these discussions, we outline a typology of four kinds of activists, namely the salon activist, the contentious activist, the law-abiding activist and the… Expand

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