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Fuck patriarchy! An analysis of digital mainstream media discussion of the #freethenipple activities in Iceland in March 2015

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dc.contributor Háskóli Íslands
dc.contributor University of Iceland (UI)
dc.contributor.author Rúdólfsdóttir, Annadís
dc.contributor.author Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-23T11:23:28Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-23T11:23:28Z
dc.date.issued 2018-02
dc.identifier.citation Fuck patriarchy! An analysis of digital mainstream media discussion of the #freethenipple activities in Iceland in March 2015 Annadís G Rúdólfsdóttir, Ásta Jóhannsdóttir Feminism & Psychology Vol 28, Issue 1, pp. 133 - 151 First Published February 8, 2018 https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353517715876
dc.identifier.issn 0959-3535
dc.identifier.issn 1461-7161 (eISSN)
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11815/573
dc.description.abstract This article contributes to recent research on young women’s emerging feminist movements or feminist counter-publics (see Salter, 2013) in the digital age. The focus is on the #freethenipple protests in Iceland in 2015 organised by young women and the ensuing debates in mainstream digital news media and popular ezines. A feminist, post-structuralist perspective is adopted to analyse the discursive context in which the debates and discussions about the protest are embedded, but we are also informed by recent theories about role of affect in triggering and sustaining political movements. The data corpus consists of 60 texts from the digital public domain published during and after the protests. The young women’s political movement is construed as a revolution centering on reclaiming the body from the oppressive structures of patriarchy which, through shame and pornification, have taken their bodies and their ability to choose, in a post-feminist context, from them. Public representations of the protest are mostly supportive and many older feminists are affectively pulled by the young women’s rhetoric about how patriarchy has blighted their lives. We argue that the young women manage to claim space as agents of change but highlight the importance of the support or affective sustenance they received from older feminists.
dc.format.extent 133-151
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher SAGE Publications
dc.relation.ispartofseries Feminism & Psychology;28(1)
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject Femínismi
dc.subject Kynjafræði
dc.subject Konur
dc.subject Young women
dc.subject Social media
dc.subject Body politics
dc.subject #freethenipple
dc.title Fuck patriarchy! An analysis of digital mainstream media discussion of the #freethenipple activities in Iceland in March 2015
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dcterms.license Rúdólfsdóttir, Annadís G. and Jóhannsdóttir, Ásta, Fuck Patriarchy! An Analysis of Digital Mainstream Media Discussion of the #freethenipple Activities in Iceland in March 2015, Feminism & Psychology (Vol 28 (1)) pp. 133-151 Copyright © [2018] (SAGE Publications). Reprinted by permission of SAGE Publications.
dc.description.version Peer Reviewed
dc.identifier.journal Feminism & Psychology
dc.identifier.doi 10.1177/0959353517715876
dc.contributor.department Félagsvísindastofnun (HÍ)
dc.contributor.department Social Science Research Institute (UI)
dc.contributor.school Menntavísindasvið (HÍ)
dc.contributor.school School of education (UI)
dc.contributor.school Félagsvísindasvið (HÍ)
dc.contributor.school School of Social Sciences (UI)

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