Hartley, John (2010) Silly Citizenship. Critical Discourse Studies, 7(4), pp. 233-248.
This paper traces historical changes in the concept of citizenship, in order to show how it has shifted from a state enterprise to a form of self-organising, user-created, ludic association, modelled by online social networks in which children - formally non-citizens but crucial to the continuing and changing discursive practices of citizenship-formation - are active agents. The implications of this 'silly' citizenship for communication scholarship are considered.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||citizenship, new media, play, satire, discourse|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)|
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Taylor & Francis|
|Deposited On:||07 Jan 2011 09:30|
|Last Modified:||01 Jul 2012 00:10|
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