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Impact of ICTs on Repressive Regimes

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Published on February 17, 2009

Author: iRevolution

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Presentation given at ISA 2009 conference in New York on my dissertation research. Blog post and paper are available at:

http://irevolution.wordpress.com/2009/02/13/impact-of-icts-on-repressive-regimes-findings/
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Role of ICT in Human Rights, Activism and Resistance International Studies Association New York, February 17, 2009 Chair: Patrick Meier

Indra de Soysa: Panelists and Papers Fabien Miard: Patrick Meier: Joshua Goldstein: ICT & Human Rights, 1980-2005 Mobile Phones & Activism, 1991-2005 ICT & Resistance, 1990-2007 ICT & Kenya, 2007-2008

Patrick Meier PhD Candidate Fletcher/Tufts Impact of ICTs on Protest Frequency

Protests…

Protests… Philippines ‘01 - “Coup de Text”

Protests… Spain ‘04 - “The Night of SMS”

Protests… Pakistan ‘07 - “Flash Protests”

Tibet ’08 - “Media Blackout?” Protests…

Is ICT a statistically significant predictor? Question…

1010101 1101001010 10111010100101010? … Data Protests

… Data ICTs

Controls … Data

… Data Protests … Methodology Clustering – High & Low

… Data Protests … Methodology Clustering – High & Low Correlations & Regressions

… Data Protests Findings… Findings…

… Data Protests Findings… Findings… Internet

… Data Protests Findings… Findings… Mobiles

… Data Protests Findings… Findings… Problems & Next

Thank You iRevolution.wordpress.com SlideShare.com/iRevolution

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