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Rapid rise and decay in petition signing

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Contemporary collective action, much of which involves social media and other Internet-based platforms, leaves a digital imprint which may be harvested to better understand the dynamics of mobilization. Petition signing is an example of collective action which has gained in popularity with rising use of social media and provides such data for the whole population of petition signatories for a given platform. This paper tracks the growth curves of all 20,000 petitions to the UK government peti...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1140/epjds/s13688-017-0116-6

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University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Internet Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Hertford College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Internet Institute
Oxford college:
Mansfield College
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Springer Open Publisher's website
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EPJ Data Science Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Pages:
20
Publication date:
2017-08-01
Acceptance date:
2017-08-17
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2193-1127
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728741
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pubs:728741
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2017-10-04

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