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Media, mobilization, and human rights :

Authors: Borer, Tristan Anne,--1965- Published by : Zed Books, : | Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, (London ; | New York :) Physical details: viii, 251 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Human rights in mass media. | Human rights advocacy. Year: 2012
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Machine generated contents note: 1. Humanitarian intervention in the 1990s: cultural remembrance and the reading of Somalia as Vietnam / David Kieran -- 2. Framing a rights ethos: artistic media and the dream of a culture without borders / Michael Galchinsky -- 3. How editors choose which human rights news to cover: a case study of Mexican newspapers / Ella McPherson -- 4. Framing strategies for economic and social rights in the United States / Dan Chong -- 5. �Fresh, wet tears': shock media and human rights awareness campaigns / Tristan Anne Borer -- 6. Celebrity diplomats as mobilizers? Celebrities and activism in a hypermediated time / Joseph F. Turcotte -- 7. Amplifying individual impact: social media's emerging role in activism / Sarah Kessler -- 8. The spectacle of suffering and humanitarian intervention in Somalia / Joel R. Pruce.

This text investigates the assumption that exposure to human rights violations in countries far away causes people to respond with activism to end atrocities.

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