Alternative and Activist New Media
Reviewed by Luke Heemsbergen
Polity Press, 2011, 294 pp., 9780745641843,Â 29.95 (paperback)
Lievrouwâ€™s addition to Polityâ€™s Digital Media and Society series offers a well read and written introduction to the socio-political histories, purposes and forms of Alternative and Activist New Media (AANM). It also reiterates the authorâ€™s theoretical explanation of mediation while categorising emerging â€˜genresâ€™ of new activist/alternative media by their purposes and means. It is this latter genre study that somewhat complicates the means and purposes of the aggregate work.
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