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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

technologies into technologies of nonviolence? In Technologies of Nonviolence , Jonathan Bock (2012) considers this question in his exploration of how technologies can be associated with advocacy and social action, as happened, for example, during the Arab

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

path. Social mobilization is not merely organized on internet forums—political mobilization can also emerge from internet communities as an organic outgrowth of the community itself. An example of the former can be seen in the Arab Spring when Facebook

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The Inheritance of Activism

Does Social Capital Shape Women's Lives?

Supriya Baily, Gloria Wang, and Elisabeth Scotto-Lavino

current memory, including Claudette Colvin and Barbara Johns who were civil rights pioneers. Hosts of unnamed girls participated in anti-war demonstrations in the US, protested in Tiananmen Square in China, marched in the Arab Spring, or now protest in

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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

activity. Such limited understandings of the impact of social media are changing radically in the context of Twitter’s impact on events like the Arab Spring, as Paolo Gerbaudo (2012) reminds us, that show how influential, connective, and contagious