By Zizi Papacharissi
Affective Publics explores how storytelling practices facilitate engagement between events tuning right into a present factor or occasion by means of using 3 case stories: Arab Spring activities, numerous iterations of Occupy, and daily informal political expressions as traced during the files of trending themes on Twitter. It strains how affective publics materialize and disband round connective conduits of sentiment on a daily basis and locate their voice in the course of the delicate buildings of feeling sustained by means of societies. utilizing unique quantitative and qualitative facts, Affective Publics demonstrates, during this groundbreaking research, that it truly is via those gentle buildings that affective publics attach, disrupt, and believe their means into daily politics.
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Affective Publics: Sentiment, Technology, and Politics (Oxford Studies in Digital Politics) by Zizi Papacharissi