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Mediating Misogyny Gender, Technology, and Harassment

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery editor.; Tracy Everbach editor.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan ; 2018

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  • Titolo:
    Mediating Misogyny Gender, Technology, and Harassment
  • Altro autore: Jacqueline Ryan Vickery editor.; Tracy Everbach editor.
  • Editore: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Anno: 2018
  • Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (429 pages) : illustrations, photographs, tables.
  • Descrizione: 1. Introduction: The Persistence of Misogyny: From the Streets, to Our Screens, to the White House -- 2. This Isn’t New: Gender, Publics, and the Internet -- 3. Limitations of “Just Gender”: The Need for an Intersectional Reframing of Online Harassment Discourse and Research -- 4. Mediated Misogynoir: Intersecting Race and Gender in Online Harassment -- 5. bell hooks and Consciousness-Raising: Argument for a Fourth Wave of Feminism -- 6. Mainstreaming Misogyny: The End of the Beginning and the Beginning of the End in Gamergate Coverage -- 7. “I Realized It Was About Them … Not Me”: Women Sports Journalists and Harassment -- 8. Misogyny for Male Solidarity: Online Hate Discourse against Women in South Korea -- 9. Don’t Mess With My Happy Place: Understanding Misogyny in Fandom Communities -- 10. Misogyny in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election -- 11. Technology-Based Abuse: Intimate Partner Violence and the Use of Information Communication Technologies -- 12. Leave a Comment: Consumer Responses to Advertising Featuring “Real” Women -- 13. A Space for Women: Online Commenting Forums as Indicators of Civility and Feminist Community-Building -- 14. Combatting the Digital Spiral of Silence: Academic Activists vs. Social Media Trolls -- 15. The Varieties of Feminist Counterspeech in the Misogynistic Online World -- 16. Trollbusters: Fighting Online Harassment of Women Journalists -- 17. The Global Anti-Street Harassment Movement: Digitally Enabled Feminist Activism -- 18. Celebrity Victims and Wimpy Snowflakes: Using Personal Narratives to Challenge Digitally Mediated Rape Culture -- 19. #NastyWomen: Reclaiming the Twitterverse from Misogyny -- 20. Conclusion: What Can We Do About Mediated Misogyny?.
    Mediating Misogyny is a collection of original academic essays that foregrounds the intersection of gender, technology, and media. Framed and informed by feminist theory, the book offers empirical research and nuanced theoretical analysis about the gender-based harassment women experience both online and offline. The contributors of this volume provide information on the ways feminist activists are using digital tools to combat harassment, raise awareness, and organize for social and political change across the globe. Lastly, the book provides practical resources and tips to help students, educators, institutions, and researchers stop online harassment.
  • Soggetti: Communication; Culture; Gender; Journalism; Digital media; Women; Media and Communication; Culture and Gender; Journalism; Digital/New Media; Women's Studies
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 3-319-72917-9
  • Lo trovi in: Risorse Elettroniche UniNA "Federico II"

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