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Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... Internet fiction same-sex desire censorship queer online communities ...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... draws on vestiges of an earlier, less tolerant, regime to generate a set of conditions that constrains but simultaneously encourages the emergence of new subject positions. Internet fiction same-sex desire censorship queer online communities ...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375234-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7523-4
.... CityCenter exemplifies the shift away from local geography and history toward a global city characterized by the same neoliberal discourse of freedom, security, individualism, and choice. The city’s new Downtown Project makes online communities and connectivity the models for urban neighborhoods and how...
Published: 15 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375463-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
.... This chapter will examine the online communities of Western Intended Parents (IPs), interrogating two cultural practices of Western IP bloggers: (1) the
posting of online ultrasound images of “their” fetuses gestating in the wombs of Indian surrogates and (2) the posting of “belly/bump shots” of the surrogates...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374497-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... methodology to explore space and address community issues. The chapter analyzes examples from the project sites in Canada, Northern Ireland, and Australia, as well as examples from the online components of the project, to show how improvisation shaped both the planning and design of the project and changed...
Published: 15 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7546-3
... trade which brings into question the integrity of national bodies, as well as gendered, racialized, and reproductive bodies. These embodied borderlands are policed minimally by various state policies on surrogacy, gamete donation, and citizenship. This chapter will examine the online communities...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... This chapter elaborates the modes of gender solidarity that animate mothering through precarity by exploring two mothering communities: Mothers of Preschoolers, a grassroots international Christian network devoted to mentoring mothers, and Momastery, an online mothering community that coheres...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... tolerant, regime to generate a set of conditions that constrains but simultaneously encourages the emergence of new subject positions. Internet fiction same-sex desire censorship queer online communities ...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373728-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7372-8
... Chapter 6 explores the Women2Drive campaign and other online and offline interventions that challenge restrictions on women’s mobility in Saudi Arabia. It argues that the driving campaign is an example of cautious gender politics to demand the lifting of the ban on women driving in ways...
Series: Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice
Published: 04 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7449-7
... project Community Sound [e]Scapes to investigate how improvisation can be used as an artistic and social methodology to explore space and address community issues. The chapter analyzes examples from the project sites in Canada, Northern Ireland, and Australia, as well as examples from the online...
Published: 03 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373193-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7319-3
... Mothers live entangled with digital media: the affective circuits of contemporary mothering are intimately bound up with the communicative circuits of digital culture. This chapter is about how mothers come to sustain themselves through these digital entanglements, as encounters between digital...