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Tibor Dessewffy

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Born in Facebook: The Refugee Crisis and Grassroots Connective Action in Hungary (2016)
Born in Facebook: The Refugee Crisis and Grassroots Connective Action in Hungary (2016)
Published on: August 20, 2021
This article explores the impact of social networking sites on social movements and collective action. Literature on the subject ranges from celebratory claims to critical stances. However, the more sophisticated approach conceptualizing “connective action” broadens the theoretical scope. The case of Migration Aid, a Hungarian Facebook-based grassroots relief group for refugees, is such an example.
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