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  • The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09612020200200343, 2002)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2002. The appearance of women's politics in the correspondence pages of Aberdeen newspapers 1900-1914. Women's History Review, 11 (4), pp. 657-674
    A newspaper’s ‘Letters to the Editor’ column represents its readership in an unique way and can provide a useful ‘thermometer’ with which to measure the extent of critical debate and discussion a particular issue generated ...
  • "The appy for a happy pappy": expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. 

    Thomas, Gareth M.; Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813, 2017-03-16)
    THOMAS, G.M., LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2018. "The appy for a happy pappy": expectant fatherhood and pregnancy apps. Journal of gender studies [online], 27(7), pages 759-770. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09589236.2017.1301813.
    Many mobile software applications (‘apps’) related to pregnancy have been developed for the global market, yet little research has explored how expectant or new fathers are represented in such technologies. Drawing on a ...
  • An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008, 2016-02-10)
    LUPTON, D. and PEDERSEN, S. 2016. An Australian survey of women's use of pregnancy and parenting apps. Women and birth [online], 29(4), pages 368-375. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.01.008
    Background There are now many pregnancy and parenting apps available on the market for both pregnancy and parenting. Aims To investigate how Australian women use pregnancy and parenting apps, their attitudes about ...
  • Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Baxter, Graeme; Burnett, Simon M.; Goker, Ayse; Corney, David; Martin, Carlos (Robert Gordon University., 2014-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., BAXTER, G., BURNETT, S., GOKER, A., CORNEY, D., and MARTIN, C., 2014. Backchannel chat: peaks and troughs in a Twitter response to three televised debates during the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign 2014. Aberdeen Business School Working Paper Series, Volume 7 Issue 2.
    Social-networking services such as Twitter offer users the potential to participate in public debate. When used whilst watching a television programme, Twitter allows backchannel discussion and debate in real time, which ...
  • Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Robert Gordon University, 2017-11-01)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2017. Caroline Phillips: Aberdeen suffragette and journalist. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
    Aberdeen Art Gallery holds a unique collection of correspondence that belonged to a woman journalist called Caroline Phillips. As honorary secretary of the Aberdeen branch of the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU), ...
  • "Citizen curation" in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M. (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2017.1399806, 2017-11-14)
    PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2018. "Citizen curation" in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet. Digital journalism [online], 6(5), pages 545-562. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2017.1399806
    In an era of fake news and concerns about "social-media bubbles," we consider how participants in online discussions on the UK parenting website Mumsnet assess the validity and potential subjectivity of news information ...
  • Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. 

    Rai, Nareshchandra; Pedersen, Sarah; Smith, Fiona (Media Watch https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640, 2019-05-18)
    RAI, N., PEDERSEN, S. and SMITH, F. 2019. Citizen journalism: an analysis of news representation in the coverage of Bhutannewsservice.com. Journal of communication: media watch [online], 10(2), pages 294-308. Available from: https://doi.org/10.15655/mw/2019/v10i2/49640
    This article analyses the discussion of nationality and ethnicity on a Bhutanese citizen journalism site which is particularly used by members of the Lhotshampa ethnic group. Many of the citizen journalists are based outside ...
  • Female form in the media: body image and obesity. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (M&K Publishing, 2010-04)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2010. Female form in the media: body image and obesity. In: G. TSICHLIA and A. JOHNSTONE, eds. Fat Matters: From Sociology to Science. Cumbria: M&K Publishing. Chapter 1.
  • The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.09.004, 2016-10-05)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2016. The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet. Women's studies international forum [online], 59, pages 32-38. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.09.004
    The article investigates the conceptualisation of the good and bad mother from the point of view of users of the UK parenting website Mumsnet, which offers the opportunity to assess the dominant ideologies of motherhood ...
  • The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Burnett, Simon M.; Smith, Robert; Grinnall, Andy (John Wiley & Sons Ltd http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., BURNETT, S., SMITH, R. and GRINNALL, A., 2014. The impact of the cessation of blogs within the UK police blogosphere. New technology, work and employment management [online], 29(2), pages 160-176. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12028
    This article investigates the concept of influence within a group of police work-bloggers. During the period studied (2007–2013), three influential police bloggers, well-known within the small and tightly knit UK police ...
  • Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies. http://dx.doi.org/10.5817/CP2014-2-4, 2014-07)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2014. Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online. Cyberpsychology: Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, 8 (2), article 4.
    Inspired by the media furore over ‘penis beaker gate’ (October 2013), this article investigates the discussion of sex on the UK parenting website Mumsnet. It asks why there was such shock at finding mothers discussing ...
  • 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Palgrave Macmillan https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17, 2015-09-01)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2015. 'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet. In Savigny, H., Alexander, J., Jackson, D. and Thorsen, E. (eds.) Media, margins and popular culture. London: Palgrave Macmillan [online], pages 249-261. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_17
    It may be unusual to consider men as a marginalised group, but the male users of the UK discussion forum Mumsnet form a very small minority. While Mumsnet states that it is 'by parents, for parents', the vast majority of ...
  • Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Women's History Network http://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-summer-2015/, 2015)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2015. Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland. Women’s History: The Journal of the Women’s History Network, Vol. 2(2), pp. 16-20.
    My son’s primary school class recently undertook a project on the First World War. One of the topics that the children could choose to study was ‘Women in the War’ and the usual subjects were included – nurses, VADs, ...
  • Membership and activity in an online parenting community. 

    Pedersen, Sarah; Smithson, Janet (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-61520-773-2.ch005, 2010)
    PEDERSEN, S. and SMITHSON, J., 2010. Membership and activity in an online parenting community. In: R. TAIWO, ed. Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction, Volume 1, pp. 88-103.
    Recent studies have shown that British women, especially mothers of young children, spend a particularly large amount of time online. Many are logging on to parenting websites. This chapter investigates Mumsnet, a large ...
  • 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 ...
  • Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Aberystwyth University: Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies. http://www.participations.org/Volume%205/Issue%202/5_02_pedersen.htm, 2008-11)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2008. Now read this: male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading. Participations: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies, 5 (2)
    This paper investigates and contrasts male and female bloggers’ use of one specific part of a blog – its blogroll. Most blogs carry a blogroll. It is a list of the blogger’s favourite blogs or recommended reads. This ...
  • Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. 

    Lupton, Deborah; Pedersen, Sarah; Thomas, Gareth M. (Wiley https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398, 2016-08-02)
    LUPTON, D., PEDERSEN, S. and THOMAS, G.M. 2016. Parenting and digital media: from the early days of the web to contemporary digital society. Sociology compass [online], 10(8), pages 730-743. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/soc4.12398
    Parents have accessed websites, online discussion forums and blogs for advice, information and support since the early days of the World Wide Web. In this article, we review the literature in sociology and related social ...
  • Piety and charity in the painted glass of late medieval York. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Maney http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/maney/nhi, 2000-05)
    PEDERSEN, S., 2000. Piety and charity in the painted glass of late medieval York. Northern History, 36 (1), pp. 33-42
    What messages can the images in medieval churches give us about the motivations of their donors? When a wealthy medieval man or woman donated a statue or painted glass window or altar hanging to their parish church, such ...
  • Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. 

    Pedersen, Sarah (Taylor and Francis https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953, 2016-06-29)
    PEDERSEN, S. 2018. Press response to women politicians: a comparative study of suffragettes and contemporary Scottish Parliament leaders. Journalism studies [online], 19(5), pages 709-725. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1461670X.2016.1200953
    Celebrity culture and the personalisation of both politics and the media in the last few decades has exacerbated the media's focus on the appearance of women politicians. However, this article argues that we can see a ...
  • Public perception of the introduction of the single-use carrier bags charge in Scotland. 

    Oke, Adekunle; Pedersen, Sarah; McDonald, Seonaidh (Westburn Publishers https://doi.org/10.1362/204440817x14970183958041, 2017-09-29)
    OKE, A., PEDERSEN, S. and MCDONALD, S. 2017. Public perception of the introduction of the single-use carrier bags charge in Scotland. Social business [online], 7(2), pages 127-154. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1362/204440817x14970183958041
    Purpose: This article analyses the comments of consumers concerning the introduction of a minimum charge on single-use carrier bags in Scotland through the Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014. ...