Hacker Culture Reading Lists: Hacktivism

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Hacker Studies Reading List: Hacktivism

This bibliography should give you a good start in investingating hacktivism and hacktivist practises, their politcs, etc.

Reading List

Coleman, G. (2014). Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy. Verso.

Di Salvo, P. (2017). “Coder,” “Activist,” “Hacker”: Aaron Swartz in the Italian, UK, U.S., and Technology Press. International Journal of Communication, 11, 1149–1168.

Gorham, A. E. (2020). Anonymous’s Glory. International Journal of Communication, 14, 3399–3417.

Jordan, T. (2002). Activism! : direct action, hacktivism and the future of society. Reaktion Books.

Sauter, M. (2014). The Coming Swarm: DDoS actions, hacktivism, and civil disobedience on the Internet. Bloomsbury Academic.

Schrock, A. R. (2016). Civic hacking as data activism and advocacy: A history from publicity to open government data. New Media & Society, 18(4), 581–599. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444816629469

Tanczer, L. M. (2015). Hacktivism and the male-only stereotype. New Media & Society, 1–17.