Archive for October, 2008

I plan to make this a regular feature, as I am constantly adding random things of interest to my Bookmarks without much thought about what I can do with them – so I may as well keep track of them and share them to boot! The wonderful thing about online research is that it’s such […]


Week 8: Metaphors of feminism: “Waves” and “Backlash” This week I have been looking at the concept of backlash and of a hostile environment for a social movement in order to understand how to recognise this. I have also been exploring the metaphors that are used in the description of contemporary feminism, in particular the […]


IR.10 Internet: Critical The 10th annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers 7-11 October 2009 Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA Venue: Milwaukee Hilton City Center Themes: critical moments, elements, practices critical theories, methods, constructs critical voices, histories, texts critical networks, junctures, spaces critical technologies, artifacts, failures critical ethics, interventions, alternatives Programming: Susanna Paasonen, Helsinki Collegium for […]


Social Movement Research The main work I read was Methods of Social Movement Research which helped me to think about what approach I would take in my research. After reading this book, I still feel that a combination of semi-structured, one on one interviews with key actors in the movement along with network and discourse […]