Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology, and Harassment

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Jacqueline Ryan Vickery, Tracy Everbach
Springer International Publishing, Feb 22, 2018 - Social Science - 429 pages

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.

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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.

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