Women of color and social media multitasking : blogs, timelines, feeds, and community /

Women of Color and Social Media Multitasking: Blogs, Timelines, Feeds, and Community examines how women of color make use of social media as a social, professional, personal, and political tool for navigating the world.

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Other Authors: Givens, Sonja M. Brown (Editor), Tassie, Keisha Edwards, 1976- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Robin means coleman
  • Introduction / Keisha Edwards Tassie
  • Surviving and thriving : women of color cultivating virtual social capital / Linda Charmaraman, Bernice Huiying Chan, Temple Price, and AmaNda Richer
  • Hashtagging from the margins : women of color engaged in feminist consciousness-raising on Twitter / Caitlin Gunn
  • The Arab spring between the streets and the tweets : examining the embodied (e)resistance through the feminist revolutionary body / Fatima Zahrae Chrifi Alaoui
  • Move, get out the way : Black "women-of-words" voyaging on the information superhighway / Alexa Harris
  • Virtual homeplace : (re)constructing the body through social media / Latoya Lee
  • Epistemic advantage and subaltern enclaves : tracing anti-street harassment discourse through social media usage by women of color / Minu Basnet
  • "Follow me on instagram" : "best self" identity construction and gaze through hashtag activism and selfie self-love / Kandace Harris
  • A blog, a bittersweet mess, and black and white identity development / Makini L. King
  • Epilogue / Sonja M. Brown Givens
  • About the contributors.