[Air-L] question re research on hostility towards women in online communities

Todd Harper laevantine at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 07:21:42 PST 2011

While this is more about gaming and less about blogs, Tracy Kennedy has
done some work on player communities on XBox Live and how women are treated
in that space. You may want to look at the proceedings for the past few
AoIR conferences and see what she's submitted.

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 10:08 AM, elham gheytanchi <elhamucla at hotmail.com>wrote:

> Hello All:
> I was wondering if there is research about hostility/ (verbal) violence
> against women in online communities?
> I am particularly interested in this question "is Farsi (Persian) speaking
> online communities, such as blog sphere and Persian social media are
> hostile towards women/ female bloggers and online participants?"
> I would greatly appreciate any feedback. You can email me directly.
> Thank you,
> Elham Gheytanchi
> Sociology, Santa Monica College
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Todd Harper
Postdoctoral Researcher, Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab --
laevantine at gmail.com

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