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Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portland : applied studies in communication theory

Author: Renee Guarriello Heath; Courtney Vail Fletcher
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013] ©2013
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Renee Guarriello Heath; Courtney Vail Fletcher
ISBN: 9780739183212 0739183214 9781498520669 1498520669
OCLC Number: 842876994
Description: xxiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Engaging Occupy: an introduction to romantic, functional, and critical perspectives / Renee Guarriello Heath and C. Vail Fletcher --
I. Situating Occupy globally: the cultural and economic context : A genealogy of Occupy within transnational contexts, and communication research / Priya Kapoor --
"We are the 99 percent": Occupy and the economics of discontent / William Barnes --
Neofeudalism and the financial crisis: implications for Occupy Wall Street / Majia Holmer Nadesan --
II. Local interpretations of Occupy Portland : Confessional tales from the field: owning researcher methods and positionality / Renee Guarriello Heath, Ricardo Munoz, and C. Vail Fletcher --
Finding the space between: participative democracy, consensus decision-making, and a leaderful/less movement / Renee Guarriello Heath --
Globalization from below: discourses of horizontalism, direct action, and violence / Ricardo V. Munoz --
(De) colonization and collective identity: intersections and negotiations of gender, race, and class in Occupy / C. Vail Fletcher --
III. Re(presentations) and revelations: Occupy mediated : Violence, bias, or fair journalism?: Understanding Portland media coverage of an episodic protest / Jennette Lovejoy and Keeler Brynteson --
An "official" account: delivering Occupy Portland's eviction notice / erin daina mcclellan --
Interconnected discontent: social media and social capital in the Occupy movement / Dong Tewksbury.
Responsibility: [edited by] Renee Guarriello Heath, Courtney Vail Fletcher, and Ricardo Munoz ; [foreword by] David Osborn.
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Understanding Occupy from Wall Street to Portland is strongest in chapters where contributors closely follow the contours of Occupy Portland to deliver ethnography-derived insight into the Occupy Read more...

 
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