Digital resistance in the Middle East new media activism in everyday life

This book argues that Internet diffusion and use in the Middle East enables meaningful micro-changes in citizens' lives, even in states where no Arab Spring revolution occurred

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wheeler, Deborah L.
Format: eBook
Published: Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 2017, [2017]
Online Access:
Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Title page
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Figures and Tables
  • Preface and Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • 1 A Brief History of Internet Diffusion and Impact in the Middle East
  • 2 IT 4 Regime Change: Networking around the State in Egypt
  • 3 No More Red Lines: Networking around the State in Jordan
  • 4 Hurry Up and Wait: Oppositional Compliance and Networking around the State in Kuwait
  • 5 The Micro-Demise of Authoritarianism in the Middle East: Working around the State in Comparative Perspective
  • 6 Fear the State: Repression and the Risks of Resistance in the Middle East
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: Internet User Interview Questions
  • Bibliography
  • index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index