Introduction Chapter 1: How Should We Understand Online Activism? Chapter 2: How Should We Study Online Activism? Chapter 3: The Egyptian Case: The Context, the Issue, and My Findings Chapter 4: Kuwait: The Issue, the Case, and My Findings Chapter 5: Comparing the Cases Chapter 6: Assessing the Campaigns Chapter 7: Understanding Online Activism Conclusion: Online Activism in Egypt and Kuwait
Examines the role of online platforms for effecting political and social change in Egypt in Kuwait
Jon Nordenson is based at the University of Oslo, where he also completed his PhD at the Center for Islamic and Middle East Studies. He has published in The Middle East Journal and Babylon - Nordic Journal for the Middle East and North Africa for which he won the Babylon Award for best contribution by a young researcher. He is a former board member for The Nordic Society for Middle East Studies.
'A detailed empirical study... This is an important contribution to Middle Eastern and comparative politics, and even those whose interest is limited to the case studies will be able to skip over the theoretical parts as well as some of the empirical details... Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through faculty.'--CHOICE