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Abstract

The following campaigns all have one thing in common. Whether it be KONY 2012, Greenpeace’s surprise appearance at the Danish Queen’s gala party, Top Goon: Diaries of a Little Dictator in Syria, The Yes Men’s fake New York Times, or Antanas Mockus’ symbolic violence vaccines and mime-controlled traffic-squads in Bogota, Colombia, they function as creative critique meant to challenge regimes, habitual ways of thinking, and, in a way, the very notion of politics. Sometimes they even lead to innovative solutions to wicked problems.

Keywords

Civil Society 21st Century Social Change Social Movement Social Entrepreneur 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Silas F. Harrebye 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Silas F. Harrebye
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  1. 1.Roskilde UniversityDenmark

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