By Arndt Susmann
By Raphael Patai
By Kerric Harvey
The Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics explores how the increase of social media is changing politics either within the usa and in key moments, activities, and locations worldwide. Its scope encompasses the disruptive applied sciences and actions which are altering simple styles in American politics and the superb changes that social media use is rendering in different political structures heretofore immune to democratization and alter. In a time while social media are revolutionizing and provoking politics within the usa and world wide, this encyclopedia is a must have reference. It displays the altering panorama of politics the place outdated modes and strategies of political conversation from elites to the loads (top down) and from the loads to elites (bottom up) are being displaced swiftly through social media, and the place activists are development new activities and protests utilizing social media to change mainstream political agendas.
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- A stellar array of worldwide well known students have written entries in a transparent and obtainable kind that invitations readers to discover and give some thought to using social media via political applicants during this state, in addition to using social media in protests out of the country
- Unique to this ebook is a detailed appendix with fabric unavailable wherever else monitoring and illustrating social media utilization through U.S. Senators and Congressmen.
This encyclopedia set is a must have basic, non-technical source for college kids and researchers who search to appreciate how the adjustments in social networking via social media are affecting politics, either within the usa and in chosen international locations or areas round the world.
By David McCandless
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By Kerry Walters
Provides a finished assessment of 10 significant slave revolts and examines how these uprisings and conspiracies impacted slaveholding colonies and states from 1663 to 1861.
- Offers an summary of yankee slave revolts and conspiracies to revolt
- Explores the context of power worry of rebellion in slaveholding colonies and states in North the USA from 1663 to 1861
- Offers money owed gleaned from fundamental assets concerning slave leaders and their lieutenants, and of the rigors that condemned them
- Describes the weather of worry within which slaveholding whites lived, in addition to a number of the social practices and felony statutes they enacted to reduce the danger of slave revolt
- Includes a story, fundamental fabrics, biographics, a chronology, and an annotated bibliography—all of with the intention to be priceless to scholars writing papers at the topic
By David L. Bartlett,Barbara Brown Taylor
With this new lectionary statement sequence, Westminster John Knox deals the main huge source for preaching out there at the present time. while whole, the twelve volumes of the sequence will hide the entire Sundays within the three-year lectionary cycle, in addition to movable events, corresponding to Christmas Day, Epiphany, Holy Week, and All Saints' Day.
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By Alan R. Velie,Jennifer Mcclinton-temple
By Bathroom Readers' Institute
By Thomas Cleveland Holt,Laurie B. Green,Charles Reagan Wilson
By W. Paul Reeve,Ardis E. Parshall
Covering its historical improvement, very important participants, and relevant rules and matters, this encyclopedia bargains huge old assurance of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
• a hundred and forty entries on members, areas, occasions, and issues
• an summary component of six essays tracing the historical past of Mormonism from Joseph Smith's imaginative and prescient to years of worldwide growth that started within the mid-20th century
• 50 individuals who're one of the world's top-rated students at the Mormon faith and its history
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• A bibliography of the newest scholarship on Mormon history