Mobilization through online social networks: the political protest of the indignados in Spain

@article{Anduiza2012MobilizationTO,
  title={Mobilization through online social networks: the political protest of the indignados in Spain},
  author={Eva Anduiza and Camilo E. G{\'o}mez Cristancho and Jos{\'e} Mauel Sabucedo},
  journal={Information, Communication \& Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={17},
  pages={750 - 764}
}
The 15M demonstration (the origin of the indignados movement in Spain and the seed of the occupy mobilizations) presents some outstanding characteristics that defy the established principles of the collective action paradigm. This article develops some observable implications of the concept of connective action and tests them against the case of the 15M demonstration. Cases of self-organized connective action networks are expected to be different from traditional collective action cases with… Expand
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