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Impact of ICTs on Repressive Regimes

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Presentation given at ISA 2009 conference in New York on my dissertation research. Blog post and paper are available at:

http://irevolution.wordpress.com/2009/02/13/impact-of-icts-on-repressive-regimes-findings/

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Impact of ICTs on Repressive Regimes

  1. 1. Role of ICT in Human Rights, Activism and Resistance International Studies Association New York, February 17, 2009 Chair: Patrick Meier
  2. 2. Indra de Soysa: Panelists and Papers Fabien Miard: Patrick Meier: Joshua Goldstein: ICT & Human Rights, 1980-2005 Mobile Phones & Activism, 1991-2005 ICT & Resistance, 1990-2007 ICT & Kenya, 2007-2008
  3. 3. Patrick Meier PhD Candidate Fletcher/Tufts Impact of ICTs on Protest Frequency
  4. 4. Protests…
  5. 5. Protests… Philippines ‘01 - “Coup de Text”
  6. 6. Protests… Spain ‘04 - “The Night of SMS”
  7. 7. Protests… Pakistan ‘07 - “Flash Protests”
  8. 8. Tibet ’08 - “Media Blackout?” Protests…
  9. 9. Is ICT a statistically significant predictor? Question…
  10. 10. 1010101 1101001010 10111010100101010? … Data Protests
  11. 11. … Data ICTs
  12. 12. Controls … Data
  13. 13. … Data Protests … Methodology Clustering – High & Low
  14. 14. … Data Protests … Methodology Clustering – High & Low Correlations & Regressions
  15. 15. … Data Protests Findings… Findings…
  16. 16. … Data Protests Findings… Findings… Internet
  17. 17. … Data Protests Findings… Findings… Mobiles
  18. 18. … Data Protests Findings… Findings… Problems & Next
  19. 19. Thank You iRevolution.wordpress.com SlideShare.com/iRevolution

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