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Published: 31 May 2016

344 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199375509

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Risk and Hyperconnectivity

Media and Memories of Neoliberalism

Andrew Hoskins and John Tulloch

Oxford Studies in Digital Politics

  • Makes the compelling argument that connectivity is the principal mediator of risk today
  • Employs an interdisciplinary framework using risk sociology, neoliberalization theory, and connectivity theory/memory studies
  • Explores mainstream and alternative media coverage of twenty-first century risk events including: the global financial crisis, the G20 protest movements, the English urban riots, and the UK phone-hacking crisis