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Activism! Direct Action, Hacktivism and the Future of Society (Reaktion Books - Focus on Contemporary Issues) by Tim Jordan

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Published by Reaktion Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political activism,
  • Sociology,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • General,
  • Current Events / General,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Sociology - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8631341M
ISBN 101861891229
ISBN 109781861891228

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