The Playful Politics of Memes (Hardcover)

The Playful Politics of Memes By Mette Mortensen (Editor), Christina Neumayer (Editor) Cover Image
By Mette Mortensen (Editor), Christina Neumayer (Editor)
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Description


This book studies how memes disrupt and reimagine politics in humorous ways. Memes create a playful activity that follows a shared set of rules and gives a (shared) voice, which may generate togetherness and political identities but also increase polarization.

About the Author


Mette Mortensen is Professor and Deputy Head of Department for Research at the Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.Christina Neumayer is Associate Professor of Media Studies at the Department of Communication, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781032449500
ISBN-10: 1032449500
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2023
Pages: 188
Language: English