Digital Activism in Asia Reader

  title={Digital Activism in Asia Reader},
  author={Nishant Shah and Puthiya Purayil Sneha and Sumandro Chattapadhyay},
Digital Queer: Tracing the Digital Discourse around Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code
Social Media and Digital Activism, in the context of the Global South, have continued to redefine identities and transform traditional notions of citizenship, nationhood, and belonging. With the
Strategi aktivisme digital di Indonesia: aksesibilitas, visibilitas, popularitas dan ekosistem aktivisme
This research proposes the concepts of accessibility, visibility, popularity and the activism ecosystem as the main mechanism underlying digital activism practices and shows that the concept of accessibility explains the availability of digital infrastructure and people’s readiness to exposed by the practice of activism.
The Power of a Mayor’s Social Media Posts to Create a Support Base of Young Local Citizens: A Case Study
With an active and engaged citizenry, the picturesque city of Bandung, the capital of West Java province, has become a major city in Indonesia. Keeping with the times, Bandung’s erstwhile mayor and
Invisible networked publics and hidden contention: Youth activism and social media tactics under repression
  • Ashley Lee
  • Political Science, Sociology
    New Media Soc.
  • 2018
The findings show how young activists rely heavily on hidden tactics to exert influence on public issues using social media in highly contentious, high-risk political climates.


From Third World to First: The Singapore Story: 1965-2000, Singapore and the Asian Economic Boom
The story of Singapore's amazing transformation told by it's charismatic and controversial founding father, Lee Kuan Yew. Lee Kuan Yew is one of the most influential leaders in Asia. In this
This narrative is based on a talk by Subhashish Panigrahi at the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015
  • Cebu City, Philippines on January
  • 2015
After­reading­Huma­Yusuf’s­paper,­ “Old and New Media: Converging during­the­Pakistan­Emergency­ (March­2007-2008),”­what­strikes­the­
  • 2008
Personal interview with Sumandro Chattapadhyay
  • 2015
This article is the transcript of the speech delivered by Prof. Hu Yong of Beijing University at the workshop “Consensus and Spring Luncheon
  • on March
  • 2014