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  • Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Smithson, Janet (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2013.03.004, 2013-04-09)
    PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J. 2013. Mothers with attitude: how the Mumsnet parenting forum offers space for new forms of femininity to emerge online. Women's studies international forum [online], 38, pages 97-106. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2013.03.004
    This paper investigates the motivations and online behaviour of the users of Mumsnet, a UK online parenting community. The Mumsnet discussion forum is characterised by its difference to other mothering websites in its ...
  • Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. 

    Smith, Fiona; Brown, Mary (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/jfs.2.2.147_1, 2014-10)
    SMITH, F. and BROWN, M., 2014. Negotiating meaning in the consumption of the past. Journal of Fandom Studies, 2 (2), pp. 147-161.
    The Internet and social networking technologies have facilitated communication between groups of retrophiles or fans of the past. The article seeks to examine motivations for retrophilic action and to discuss these ideas ...
  • 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Lupton, Deborah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001, 2016-05-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and LUPTON, D. 2016. 'What are you feeling right now?': communities of maternal feeling on Mumsnet. Emotion, space and society [online], 26, pages 57-63. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.emospa.2016.05.001
    In this article, we present an analysis of how communities of maternal feeling are configured by users on the discussion boards of Mumsnet, a popular British online parenting forum. A search was conducted to find threads ...