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Mediating Misogyny

Gender, Technology, and Harassment

Editors: Vickery, Jacqueline Ryan, Everbach, Tracy (Eds.)

  • Provides practical resources to help students, educators, institutions, and researchers take measures to stop online harassment
  • Offers a multidisciplinary set of perspectives drawing upon theoretical and empirical research from a set of global cases
  • Includes chapters from leading academics and rising stars in the field
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-72917-6
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Hardcover 123,04 €
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About this book

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.

About the authors

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery (PhD, University of Texas at Austin, USA) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Media Arts at the University of North Texas, USA. She is author of Worried about the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World (2017). She conducts qualitative and feminist research on teens’ and women’s digital media practices, and teaches courses on digital media, media theory, digital activism, and youth media. Additionally, she is the founder and facilitator of a digital storytelling workshop for youth in foster care.

Tracy Everbach (PhD, University of Missouri, USA) is Associate Professor of Journalism in the Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas, USA. She worked fourteen years as a newspaper reporter and now teaches undergraduate and graduate classes on race, gender and media, news reporting, mass communication theories, and qualitative research methods. Her research focuses on women’s work and leadership in journalism, and on representations of race, gender, and sexuality in media.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • The Persistence of Misogyny: From the Streets, to Our Screens, to the White House

    Vickery, Jacqueline Ryan (et al.)

    Pages 1-27

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  • This Isn’t New: Gender, Publics, and the Internet

    Vickery, Jacqueline Ryan

    Pages 31-49

  • Limitations of “Just Gender”: The Need for an Intersectional Reframing of Online Harassment Discourse and Research

    Hackworth, Lucy

    Pages 51-70

  • Mediated Misogynoir: Intersecting Race and Gender in Online Harassment

    Madden, Stephanie (et al.)

    Pages 71-90

  • bell hooks and Consciousness-Raising: Argument for a Fourth Wave of Feminism

    Blevins, Katie

    Pages 91-108

Buy this book

eBook 95,19 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-72917-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 123,04 €
price for Germany (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-72916-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mediating Misogyny
Book Subtitle
Gender, Technology, and Harassment
Editors
  • Jacqueline Ryan Vickery
  • Tracy Everbach
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-72917-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-72917-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-72916-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 429
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 5 illustrations in colour
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