This study focuses on the socialised affordances of social media in the processes of collective action, exploring the role of technology in the under‐researched area of civil society in China. We examine the case of Free Lunch for Children (FL4C), a charitable programme based on the microblogging platform, Weibo. Adopting the perspective of affordances‐for‐practice, we draw upon the collective action model to better understand the socio-material practices and social processes
Ibrahim completed his PhD in 2018. Ibrahim's research stems from the claim that theories of revolution have largely undermined the role of counter-revolution in revolutionary processes. For instance, the recent popular uprisings in the Arab World reveal how little we know about the concept of counter-revolution – as a theory – and how it empirically manifests itself in discursive coercive and disciplinary practices.
Based on that, his thesis seeks to answer questions on how