Summary: Social Networks Matter. But how? – Florence Passy

This chapter, number two in Social Movements and Networks – Relational Approaches to Collective Action, focuses on the role of networks on individuals’ participation in social movements/collective action. Reaons for analysing the role of (social) networks in social movements allows for a better understanding of the whole process of individual participation in social movements helps…

Evgeny Morozov – an Internet skeptic’s view

I have been reading a couple of articles from Evgeny Morozov, and I listened to him on Al Jazeera’s Listening Post and (Dutch) VPRO’s Tegenlicht. And he strikes me as interesting due to his very critical standing on the notion that the Internet can solve all our problems. More interestingly, he also is sceptical of the role…