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From everyday conversation to political action: Talking austerity in online ‘third spaces’

Graham, T., Jackson, D. & Wright, S., 2015, In : European Journal of Communication. 30, 6, p. 648-665 18 p.

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Graham, T., Jackson, D., & Wright, S. (2015). From everyday conversation to political action: Talking austerity in online ‘third spaces’. European Journal of Communication, 30(6), 648-665. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323115595529

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Graham, Todd ; Jackson, Daniel ; Wright, Scott. / From everyday conversation to political action : Talking austerity in online ‘third spaces’. In: European Journal of Communication. 2015 ; Vol. 30, No. 6. pp. 648-665.

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Graham, T, Jackson, D & Wright, S 2015, 'From everyday conversation to political action: Talking austerity in online ‘third spaces’', European Journal of Communication, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 648-665. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323115595529

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From everyday conversation to political action : Talking austerity in online ‘third spaces’. / Graham, Todd; Jackson, Daniel; Wright, Scott.

In: European Journal of Communication, Vol. 30, No. 6, 2015, p. 648-665.

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Graham T, Jackson D, Wright S. From everyday conversation to political action: Talking austerity in online ‘third spaces’. European Journal of Communication. 2015;30(6):648-665. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323115595529


BibTeX

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abstract = "Taking forward a new agenda for online political deliberation – the study of everyday political talk in non-political, online ‘third spaces’ – this article examines the dynamics of political talk across three general interest UK based online forums. The quantitative analysis found that discussions about austerity were just as likely to emerge from non-political discussionsas they were ones that began as ‘political’, demonstrating the links people made between everyday experiences and public policy. Our qualitative analysis represents the first real attempt to analyse political actions withinthird spaces, with some striking outcomes. Over half of all political discussions led to at least one political action (with significant variationbetween forums). The findings demonstrate that whilst such third spaces remain concerned with the preoccupations of everyday life, they can and do perform a role of mobilising agent towards political participation.",
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