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  • 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 ...