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Nirbhaya, new media and digital gender activism

Author: Aja Dey
Publisher: Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, [2018] ©2018
Series: Digital activism and society.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using the 2012 Delhi Nirbhaya rape case as a case study and keeping gender discourses at its core, this book explores the use of digital media for gender activism in India demonstrating how it has formed an alternate platform for dissent.
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Dey, Aja.
Nirbhaya, new media and digital gender activism.
Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, [2018]
(OCoLC)1027146943
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aja Dey
ISBN: 9781787545298 1787545296 9781787547179 1787547175
OCLC Number: 1048428892
Description: 1 online resource (x, 232 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Nirbhaya, New Media and Digital Gender Activism; Copyright Page; Acknowledgements; Contents; About the Author; Abstract; Introduction; The Story of Nirbhaya: The Fearless One; Chapter 1 The Cyberconflict Framework and Conceptual Considerations; Social Movements and ICTs; Social Movement Theory; Mobilisation Structure; Social Structures; Tactical Repertoires; Political Opportunity Structures; Framing Process; Media Framework: Media, ICTs and Social Movements; Gender, ICTs and Social Movements; Gendered Cyberconflict Framework; Women and ICTs; Conclusion. Chapter 2 Brief History of the Indian Women's Movement and Tracing Out the Sociopolitical and Media EnvironmentThe IWM: Historical Context and Sociopolitical Landscape; Pre-independence versus Post-independence Feminism; The Sociopolitical Movements in the 1970s and Rise of Women's Organisations; The Anti-rape and Anti-dowry Movement; Personal Law and Communal Identities; Sexual Harassment Law; ICTs and Social Media: The Start of a New Phase in IWM; Mainstream Media and Information and Communication Technologies in India; Digital Divide, Gender and ICTs; Censorship; Conclusion. Chapter 3 Analysing the Nirbhaya Case through the Lens of the Social-movement FrameworkThe Nirbhaya Protests: Mobilisation Structure and Collective Action; Political Opportunity Structure; Framing Process; Government Action and Change in Law; Conclusion; Chapter 4 Nirbhaya and Beyond --
Role of Social Media and ICTs in Gender Activism in India; Use of Media and ICTs in the Nirbhaya Protests; Personalisation of Sexual Violence; The Continuation of the Movement and Participation of the Indian Diaspora in the Gender Movement in India; Changes in Gender Activism in India; Conclusion. Chapter 5 The Nirbhaya Case --
An Intersectional AnalysisIntersectionality in the Indian Context; Analysing the Nirbhaya Case: An Intersectional Approach; Digital Intersectionality; Conclusion; Chapter 6 Conclusion: The Beginning of the New Phase in the Indian Women's Movement; Key Findings; Further Research; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Digital activism and society.
Responsibility: by Adrija Dey.

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