hey, my book is out!

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book-cover My book Social Movements and Their Technologies. Wiring Social Change has been released on November 6, 2013. The release closes a circle which started in spring 2005 in Jerusalem, via Florence (Italy), California, Switzerland, Hungary, Canada, and finally the Netherlands. I am indebted to many people, among whom are Donatella della Porta, Arne Hintz, Bob Hackett, John Downing, Sandra Braman, Charlotte Ryan... and Chiara, Joel, Anja, Tobi, Mi Ah, and all my friends and colleagues who stood by my side in all these years. It is dedicated to Gino and Silvana, my parents and first school of social justice, and to the many activists and techies who strive to make of this world a better place.

The book explores the interplay between social movements and their liberated technologies and communication infrastructure. Read more about the book here. You can buy the book with 50% discount downloading this flyer or quoting the code WSMATT2013a when buying online through the Palgrave website (books bought by January 31, 2014 only). If you are based in North America, use this flyer instead or quote code XP356ED.


pin-buttonIn the best activist tradition, you can also get a pin button of the book. (→).
Aren't they cool? They have been produced by my friend Paolo, a DIY buttonmaker at spillette.org.

Stay tuned for the forthcoming dates of my book tour! The tour starts at home, in Tilburg, on November 14, 2013, and will take me to the UK, Denmark and Spain.. and counting.