Radical Media, Social Movement Framing and the Georgia Straight

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dc.contributor.author Willett, Cody
dc.date.accessioned 2013-08-30T17:59:16Z
dc.date.available 2013-08-30T17:59:16Z
dc.date.copyright 2013 en_US
dc.date.issued 2013-08-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/4880
dc.description.abstract The central goal of this thesis is to direct attention to the underappreciated role that radical media has played in communicating social movement messages, which challenge dominant discourses and politicize youth culture, by helping advance master protest frames, reframe collective identities and promote movement-specific collective action frames. To demonstrate the relationship between radical media and movements, this thesis identifies a gap in social movement research regarding how movements communicate reframed meaning to participants. Furthermore, to address this lacuna, it proceeds to assess the movement-oriented content and discursive master, collective identity and collective action frames found in Vancouver’s ‘underground’ newspaper, the Georgia Straight, between 1967 and 1969. The research into these frames supports the argument that Georgia Straight in this period did act as a form of radical media, reflecting and reinforcing the broader social movement of youth radicalism in existence at the time. en_US
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject social movement en_US
dc.subject 1960s en_US
dc.subject frame en_US
dc.subject framing en_US
dc.subject underground press en_US
dc.subject radical media en_US
dc.subject independent media en_US
dc.subject mass media en_US
dc.subject corporate media en_US
dc.subject youth en_US
dc.subject participation en_US
dc.subject engagement en_US
dc.subject discourse en_US
dc.subject hegemony en_US
dc.subject activism en_US
dc.subject Vancouver en_US
dc.subject hippie en_US
dc.subject subaltern en_US
dc.subject counterpublic en_US
dc.subject political en_US
dc.subject collective en_US
dc.subject identity en_US
dc.subject counterculture en_US
dc.subject communicate en_US
dc.subject communication en_US
dc.subject 1967 en_US
dc.subject 1968 en_US
dc.subject 1969 en_US
dc.title Radical Media, Social Movement Framing and the Georgia Straight en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Pilon, Dennis
dc.contributor.supervisor Lawson, James Charles Barkley
dc.degree.department Dept. of Political Science en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Arts M.A. en_US
dc.rights.temp Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US
dc.description.proquestcode 0615 en_US
dc.description.proquestcode 0391 en_US
dc.description.proquestcode 0352 en_US

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