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The Politics of the Commons: Reform or Revolt?

Vangelis Papadimitropoulos
2017 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
Hence, transparency of information, distribution of value, solidarity and bottom-up self-management are the core variables of individual and collective autonomy inasmuch as they permit a community or group  ...  In this paper I present a critical overview of the contemporary political theories of the Commons, classified in three main categories: 1) the liberal 2) the reformist and 3) the anti-capitalist.  ...  Benkler analyses, in particular, the effect of information and communication technologies on the development of a nonmarket sector of information, knowledge and cultural production, not treated as private  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v15i2.852 fatcat:gfpcfo5w4ncuhaazwkmgxygtq4

Empowerment and/or Disempowerment: The Politics of Digital Media

Robin Mansell
2014 Popular Communication  
Empowerment and/or Disempowerment: Politics of Digital Media "Stimulating participatory initiatives, valuing diversity and giving individuals and local communities visibility and voice should be a very  ...  An analysis of policy discourse associated with the World Summit on the Information Society shows how, despite the use of terms such as 'open' and 'participatory', the practice of ICT project implementation  ...  Collaboration with Professor Gaëtan Tremblay in preparing the Renewing the Knowledge Societies Vision for Peace and Sustainable Development report was very important in shaping the argument in this paper  ... 
doi:10.1080/15405702.2014.960571 fatcat:dwx446fx7jdgfg7zpujlpkxrhu

An Economic Theory of Political Communication Effects: How the Economy Conditions Political Learning

Fei Shen
2009 Communication Theory  
the degree of economic rationality of the electorate in response to variegated social settings, and build a political communication effects theory that addresses both micro-and macro-factors. iv Dedicated  ...  This study argues that the economy has been an under-developed contextual variable capable of coordinating the process and consequences of political communication.  ...  Close ties with the local community could facilitate news consumption and potentially mitigate local public affairs knowledge gaps (McLeod et al., 1996; Rucinski, 2004; Viswanath, Kosicki, Fredin, & Park  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-2885.2009.01348.x fatcat:mxsh2gdjyzhhncxnew4656gio4

The politics of anti-poverty artefacts

Silvia Masiero, Amit Prakash
2015 Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development - ICTD '15  
The last few years have seen a rapid increase in the discussion of the role of new technologies in strengthening social safety nets.  ...  However, the hypothesis that technology design is intertwined with political agendas -aiming at instilling specific visions and policy objectives in anti-poverty programmes -has remained to a large extent  ...  the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Asia Research Centre.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2737856.2738011 dblp:conf/ictd/MasieroP15 fatcat:bphiggc5y5faxo7d4wxcspnmxm

Communicative Capitalism: Circulation and the Foreclosure of Politics

Jodi Dean
2005 Cultural Politics  
What is the political impact of networked communications technologies? I argue that as communicative capitalism they are profoundly depoliticizing.  ...  The fantasy of activity or participation is materialized through technology fetishism. The fantasy of wholeness relies on and produces a global both imaginary and Real.  ...  So, the problem of democracy is that people aren't informed; they don't have the information they need to participate effectively. Bingo! Information technologies provide people with information.  ... 
doi:10.2752/174321905778054845 fatcat:2nig3ftbrbccnnsb7pkjuphl7y

Analysis of patron-client political communication in building a network of political power in the village community

Suyono Suyono, Kris Nugroho, Dwi Windyastuti
2021 Jurnal studi komunikasi  
Political communication occurs through village elites and village community leaders. Political communication happens between the village head and his community members.  ...  This study sought to understand the processes and facts about political communication that shapes community loyalty and the leaders in Jenggrik Village, Kedunggalar District who have economic and non-economic  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Researchers would like to thank all those who have contributed to the completion of this research.  ... 
doi:10.25139/jsk.v5i1.3099 fatcat:wyrn4avwvrfhxpvam3lisb3sbu

Neoliberalism as a political theology of chance: the politics of divination

Joshua Ramey
2015 Palgrave Communications  
about the social good in the form of prices.  ...  way neoliberalism offers a simplification of, and authoritarian solution for, complex problems posed by the role of chance in politics, science and metaphysics.  ...  Freedom cannot be extended from the use of knowledge in society to the use of knowledge about society, because selfexamination concerning why one passively accepts local and incomplete knowledge leads  ... 
doi:10.1057/palcomms.2015.39 fatcat:bm6glypw4zfzzbf3eng7luscrq

The Political Defence of the Commons: The Case of Community Networks

Félix Tréguer, Melanie Dulong de Rosnay
2020 tripleC: Communication, Capitalism & Critique  
Speaking to the inventiveness of grassroots initiatives, the article concludes by analysing the potential and pitfalls of political advocacy for small-scale social movements working for the political defence  ...  of the commons, and communities which are under risk of enclosure and capitalist co-optation.  ...  CNs foster social inclusion, but also strive to educate users about the information and communication technologies they use.  ... 
doi:10.31269/triplec.v18i2.1108 fatcat:2hegbs7urvda5drvtvpyidqkru

Transformation of Political Communication Functions in the Regional Political Process (Evidence from the Tyumen Oblast)

Galina Gerasimova, Olga Shvetsova, Lamara Mehrishvili
2021 Studies in Media and Communication  
Thanks to these works, the authors were able to trace the relationship between an era, type of the State, its social orientation and the development of political communication functions in terms of regional  ...  A literate and intensive study of the development of political communication makes it possible to conclude the multifaceted influence of the historical era on the political structure of both the country  ...  Studies in Media and Communication Vol. 9, No. 2; 2021  ... 
doi:10.11114/smc.v9i2.5387 fatcat:ovx5wgllijgpphecblprpgryoy

Ethical Trade Communication as Mediation: Shifting the Focus of "Political Consumerism"

Kinga Polynczuk-Alenius
2020 Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing  
Furthermore, greater sensitivity to the social context is introduced by distinguishing between two modes of mediation: "mediated familiarity" (the transmission of factual knowledge and the construction  ...  By adopting the notion of "ethical trade" it decenters individualized consumption as the exclusive way of enacting ethics in the marketplace, and by focusing on communication, it turns the spotlight away  ...  Acknowledgments I would like to thank the anonymous reviewer and the editors of this special issue for their encouraging feedback, perceptive comments and useful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10495142.2020.1865237 fatcat:mistgyyixnclrau2trlr55dkae

Extended peer communities and the ascendance of post-normal politics

Stephen Healy
1999 Futures : The journal of policy, planning and futures studies  
Trust underwrites both the dialogue central to extended peer communities and the functional utility of the knowledge so created, because when "facts are uncertain, values in dispute, stakes high ... and  ...  the framing of the problem involves politics and values as much as science" (Ravetz J.  ...  and information.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0016-3287(99)00025-7 fatcat:jdogjeaghzgdpjzu2uqbhltrpa

Beyond Turner's Liminal Community: The Perpetual Crisis of Politics and the Everyday

Daniel Hignell-Tully
2020 Orbit Writing Around Pynchon  
As a liminal stage, crisis is the means by which a community remains politically active, in so far as it relies on the local, autonomous management of change to the lived environment.  ...  Exploring the tone and utility of political language within the mainstream media, I will seek to draw a parallel between the narrative disjunction of politicians and their policies as a means of highlighting  ...  Indeed, these realms are not mutually exclusive, collective experience informs our own interpretation of first-hand events, just as the reality of first-hand events informs our interpretation of any collective  ... 
doi:10.20919/exs.8.2018.219 fatcat:7ije5qsl2ngrxde7e7xoal3him

Political Communication Faces the 21st Century

D. A. Graber
2005 Journal of Communication  
The study of political communication has come a long way.  ...  Given that political effects are at the heart of political science and are a key interest of many communications scholars, one might assume that the field would be in the mainstream of the two disciplines  ...  use of new communication technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1093/joc/55.3.479 fatcat:jvs673s3gjdidplspvazocnkfi

Introduction: Political Communication, Digital Technology and the Challenges of the 'New Normal'

Darren G. Lilleker, Domagoj Bebić, Marijana Grbeša, Norbert Kersting, Marianne Kneuer, Oscar G. Luengo
2016 Medijske Studije  
That innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) give rise to questions relating to the impact on politics and society is nothing new.  ...  The Internet and social media have multiplied the channels of political communication and created the new role of the citizen as content provider or "citizen journalist", thereby changing communication  ... 
doi:10.20901/ms.7.14.2 fatcat:p6iys53z4nbpnlmy5zeyt3ezyy

Political Communication Faces the 21st Century

Doris A. Graber, James M. Smith
2005 Journal of Communication  
The study of political communication has come a long way.  ...  Given that political effects are at the heart of political science and are a key interest of many communications scholars, one might assume that the field would be in the mainstream of the two disciplines  ...  use of new communication technologies.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.2005.tb02682.x fatcat:ktqjdhlsmzeyfik5hgb223ejay
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