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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb and Joshua Cader

How might online communities and networked technologies foster nonviolence for girls and young women? Which technologies might generate greater accessibility to knowledge, and communities of support, in order to help girls and young women overcome

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From Risk to Resistance

Girls and Technologies of Nonviolence

Laurel Hart

hand and its potential for online harassment and the loss of privacy on the other. In their consideration of harassment in social media and online communities, Suzanne Dunn, Julie Lalonde, and Jane Bailey, in “Terms of Silence: Weaknesses in Corporate

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Penny Welch and Susan Wright

the online community is not mandatory but positive feedback from participants in the first two years of operation has led to almost all students participating now. Yukiko Ishikura reports in the third article on her study of the challenges encountered

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Online Documents of India’s Past

Digital Archives and Memory Production

Katja Müller

successful in engaging online communities in commemorative practices. They collect and provide historical content as the basis for an evocation of memories and an exchange of thoughts. They foster a memorizing that seems to be lacking. The IMP aims to create

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From rite of passage to a mentored educational activity

Fieldwork for master’s students of anthropology

Helle Bundgaard and Cecilie Rubow

incorporated into the master’s programme at the Department of Anthropology in Copenhagen in 2016. This model uses the lessons from an E-tivities project run in 2014 and 2015. The project experimented with building up an online community during fieldwork headed

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Crafting Future Selves

Time-Tricking and the Limits of Temporal Play in Children’s Online Film-Making

Espen Helgesen

children had created one or more avatars on MovieStarPlanet, or just Movie, as they usually called the website. Similar in many ways to other popular online communities for children such as Club Penguin and Habbo, 4 users of Movie create avatars and spend

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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

pleasure in sharing their American Girl doll play in video form. The emergence of this online community of fans, which has generated contests and hangouts beyond the YouTube comments section, illuminates the influential role digital culture has in

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‘Being TED’

The university intellectual as globalised neoliberal consumer self

Wesley Shumar

good ideas presented in these talks, they are a tremendous resource. And the Internet and other advanced information technology make their distribution simple and easy. In some ways they are like other self-organising online communities that exist

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Digital Natives

Making Sense of the Digital Political Landscape and Assessing the Potential for Mobilization versus Apathy

Patrick Readshaw

generate an online community. He emphasizes how the digital medium is capable of “get[ting] people together [and bringing] people out of their shell,” and he highlights how people are more willing to engage with discussion online due to anonymity and lack

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Communities of Practice at the Cidade do Saber

Plural Citizenship and Social Inclusion in Brazil

Carla Guerrón Montero

anthropology ( Lave 1988 , 1991 ), organisational knowledge management ( Hemmasi and Csanda 2009 ), online communities ( Schwen and Hara 2003 ), inter-governmental networks ( Agranoff 2008 ) and cultural psychology ( Brown et al. 1989 ). Key elements of