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Affective and Emotional : Turkish Women's Engagement with #sendeanlat

Kesen, Burcum LU (2017) MKVM13 20171
Media and Communication Studies
Abstract
This thesis focuses on the affective and emotional dimensions of Turkish women’s engagement with #sendeanlat, an online protest against sexism and sexual harassment in Turkey. The thesis sets out to explore the affective and emotional characteristics of the women’s engagement and the awareness generated through this engagement. By applying a qualitative approach, 14 semi-structured interviews were conducted with the women who engaged in the online protest. The sample includes 10 women who did not identify with feminism and 4 women who identified themselves as feminists.The thesis focuses on non-organized women and unpacks the motivations of non- feminist women’s engagement in a protest against sexism and sexual harassment as well as its... (More)
This thesis focuses on the affective and emotional dimensions of Turkish women’s engagement with #sendeanlat, an online protest against sexism and sexual harassment in Turkey. The thesis sets out to explore the affective and emotional characteristics of the women’s engagement and the awareness generated through this engagement. By applying a qualitative approach, 14 semi-structured interviews were conducted with the women who engaged in the online protest. The sample includes 10 women who did not identify with feminism and 4 women who identified themselves as feminists.The thesis focuses on non-organized women and unpacks the motivations of non- feminist women’s engagement in a protest against sexism and sexual harassment as well as its limitations by focusing on affect and emotions through online spaces in women’s everyday life. (Less)
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author
Kesen, Burcum LU
supervisor
organization
course
MKVM13 20171
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
engagement, social media, affect, emotions, hashtag feminism, online protests, women
language
English
id
8906833
date added to LUP
2017-10-11 12:47:52
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2017-10-11 12:47:52
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  abstract     = {This thesis focuses on the affective and emotional dimensions of Turkish women’s engagement with #sendeanlat, an online protest against sexism and sexual harassment in Turkey. The thesis sets out to explore the affective and emotional characteristics of the women’s engagement and the awareness generated through this engagement. By applying a qualitative approach, 14 semi-structured interviews were conducted with the women who engaged in the online protest. The sample includes 10 women who did not identify with feminism and 4 women who identified themselves as feminists.The thesis focuses on non-organized women and unpacks the motivations of non- feminist women’s engagement in a protest against sexism and sexual harassment as well as its limitations by focusing on affect and emotions through online spaces in women’s everyday life.},
  author       = {Kesen, Burcum},
  keyword      = {engagement,social media,affect,emotions,hashtag feminism,online protests,women},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Affective and Emotional : Turkish Women's Engagement with #sendeanlat},
  year         = {2017},
}