An Internet-Fuelled Party? The Five Star Movement and the Web’. / Vaccari, Cristian; Mosca, Lorenzo; Valeriani, Augusto.

Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology. ed. / Filippo Tronconi. Farnham : Ashgate, 2016. p. 127-152.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Published

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An Internet-Fuelled Party? The Five Star Movement and the Web’. / Vaccari, Cristian; Mosca, Lorenzo; Valeriani, Augusto.

Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology. ed. / Filippo Tronconi. Farnham : Ashgate, 2016. p. 127-152.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Harvard

Vaccari, C, Mosca, L & Valeriani, A 2016, An Internet-Fuelled Party? The Five Star Movement and the Web’. in F Tronconi (ed.), Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology. Ashgate, Farnham, pp. 127-152.

APA

Vaccari, C., Mosca, L., & Valeriani, A. (2016). An Internet-Fuelled Party? The Five Star Movement and the Web’. In F. Tronconi (Ed.), Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology (pp. 127-152). Ashgate.

Vancouver

Vaccari C, Mosca L, Valeriani A. An Internet-Fuelled Party? The Five Star Movement and the Web’. In Tronconi F, editor, Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology. Farnham: Ashgate. 2016. p. 127-152

Author

Vaccari, Cristian ; Mosca, Lorenzo ; Valeriani, Augusto. / An Internet-Fuelled Party? The Five Star Movement and the Web’. Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement: Organisation, Communication and Ideology. editor / Filippo Tronconi. Farnham : Ashgate, 2016. pp. 127-152

BibTeX

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