Contents

  1. Introduction

  2. I. Politics, emotion and identity performance

    1. 1. Politics, emotions and protest: A polemical reflection

    2. 2. Affect and politics: A critical assessment

    3. 3. The psychology of protest

    4. 4. Memory and history on the 2016 CND march in London

    5. 5. Impulsive performative identity: Is it just pointless narcissism?

    6. 6. The paradox of privacy on Instagram

    7. 7. 'The playing protesters'

    8. 8. Anonymous: A fitting anti-ISIS nemesis after Paris attacks

    9. 9. ‘EuroscepticismLite’: The Greek verdict on EU membership

    10. 10. The Hong Kong Protest camps, political art and the emergence of emotions

  3. II. Women, politics, activism

    1. 11. Slutwalk, emotion and protest

    2. 12. A lesson in self-immolation

    3. 13. Fuck the patriarchy

    4. 14. The role of female blogging in democracy: A netnographic study of Nigerian blogs

    5. 15. Exploring Instagram activism: Emma Watson and sustainable fashion

  4. III. Emotion and the news media

    1. 16. Past, media, and protest: The Japanese media’s nostalgia for the recent past

    2. 17. Emotional narratives in the tabloid press

    3. 18. Personal stories let us know what it means to be a refugee

    4. 19. West’s crisis of communication will make terrorist atrocities more likely

    5. 20. Journalism and history: Either ‘patriotic’ or truthful

  5. IV. Digital media and the politics of protest

    1. 21. Everyday online conversation, emotion and political action

    2. 22. Social media in the Bahrain Uprising: From hope to despair

    3. 23. Amplified messages: How hashtag activism and Twitter diplomacy converged at #ThisIsACoup – and won

    4. 24. The movement against TTIP-TAFTA on Twitter

    5. 25. Analysing the social fingerprints of pro-independence movements

    6. 26. Tweeting for peace? Twitter and the 2014 Ardoyne parade dispute

    7. 27. Politics, divisions and (mis)use of social media

    8. 28. Between enabling and restricting dissent: The two faces of social media

    9. 29. Sofia in 2033. If the protests fail

  6. V. Health, emotion, activism

    1. 30. Health, ICTs and the social

    2. 31. The public and private faces of food activism in the fight against childhood obesity in the UK

    3. 32. Disability rights advocacy goes digital

    4. 33. Pre-exposure prophylaxis in the UK: Identity, stigma and activism

    5. 34. Four tips on using Instagram to study the emotions of parenthood

    6. 35. Social media and health: A source of 'patient voices' or 'business insight'?

    7. 36. Epigenetics, hype and harm

    8. 37. Fat activism in the news