Weibo Feminism

Weibo Feminism

Expression, Activism, and Social Media in China

von: Xue Aviva Xue

29,69 €

Verlag: Bloomsbury Academic
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 25.08.2022
ISBN/EAN: 9781350231511
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 224

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On China's biggest social media platform, Weibo, feminists are staying one step ahead of the censors. Weibo Feminism is the first book to explore in-depth the connections and forms of resistance that feminist activists in China are making in online spaces despite increasing crackdowns on free speech and public expression.Aviva Wei Xue and Kate Rose explore the many forms of contemporary feminism in China, from activist campaigns against sexual harassment and domestic violence, through to Weibo Reading groups of feminist texts and subversive online novels published on the platform. The book includes an in-depth case study of feminist support networks for overwhelmingly female frontline medical staff that have sprung up on social media in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Weibo Feminism goes on to asks what lessons are being learned in contemporary China for the cause of social justice for women around the world.

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