Digital Politics in the Diaspora: U.K. Aam Aadmi Party Supporters Online and Offline
离散移民中的数字政治:在线和离线的英国AAM AADMI党支持者
作者: Martin Webb
作者单位: 1Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
刊名: Television & New Media, 2020, Vol.21 (4), pp.420-433
来源数据库: Sage Publications, Inc.
DOI: 10.1177/1527476419871672
关键词: Indian diasporaAam Aadmi PartyDigital politicsAnticorruption activismSocial media networks
原始语种摘要: In 2012, the Aam Aadmi (common man) Party (AAP) made its debut on the Indian political scene on a platform promoting ethical politics, anticorruption action and active citizenship. Inspired by the AAP’s call to “change politics,” many nonresident Indians (NRIs) in the U.K. Indian diaspora joined an international network of groups that provided support for the party in subsequent successful election campaigns. This article follows the ways in which digital media played a key role in the formation of intense individual attachments to the party, and how, for some, it became the means through which disillusionment with the party and its project was expressed. By attending to digital politics in the Indian diaspora as it plays out in this relatively recent political formation, we can gain a...
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  • political 政治
  • activism 能动性
  • party 
  • politics 政治
  • debut 初次登台
  • citizenship 公民籍
  • successful 成功的
  • nonresident 非常驻
  • international 国际的
  • through 经过