[Air-L] question re research on hostility towards women in online communities
tkennedy at netwomen.ca
Tue Nov 22 07:43:58 PST 2011
Here are a couple of items from over the years:
Kennedy, T. (2000). "An Exploratory Study of Feminist Experiences in
Cyberspace" in Cyber Psychology and Behaviour, Vol 3 (5), pp 707-719.
Kennedy, T. (2007). "The Personal is Political: Feminist Blogging and
Virtual Consciousness-Raising" in The Scholar & Feminist Online Journal,
(eds) Gwendolyn Beetham & Jessica Valenti, Vol 5 (2).
Association of Internet Researchers Conference, Seattle, Washington,
October 2011. "Peeking into the Boy's Clubhouse: Masculine Discourses in
Call of Duty".
Association of Internet Researchers, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, October 2009:
"'The voices in my head are idiots' Rethinking Barriers for Female Gamers &
the Importance of Online Communities"
American Sociology Association - Communication, Information & Technologies
Mini-Conference, New York/Second Life, August 2007: "Women's Online Gaming
Communities: Don't Hate the Game, Hate the Players".
Association of Internet Researchers, Chicago, Illinois, October 2005: "Does
Gender Matter? Examining Conversations in the Blogosphere".
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[mailto:air-l-bounces at listserv.aoir.org] On Behalf Of Todd Harper
Sent: November 22, 2011 10:22 AM
To: elham gheytanchi
Cc: air-l at listserv.aoir.org
Subject: Re: [Air-L] question re research on hostility towards women in
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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