“Pro-suming” swearing (verbal violence) : “affect” as feminist (internet) criticism
Feminist Media Studies
Through textual/narrative analysis, I first examine woman netizens/activists’ discussion of the Lau incident on one Facebook group in order to articulate their affective responses to Lau’s views on verbal violence and “feminist claims.” I also interviewed women activists on their perception and evaluation of the possible affect(s) involved in their political participation, online and real life.
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Leung, Y. M. L. (2011). “Pro-suming” swearing (verbal violence): “Affect” as feminist (internet) criticism. Feminist Media Studies, 11(1), 89-94. doi: 10.1080/14680777.2011.537036