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'It took a lot to admit I am male on here'. Going where few men dare to tread: men on Mumsnet.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015-09-01)
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 ...
Is it Friday yet? Mothers talking about sex online.
(Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Studies., 2014-07)
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 ...
"Citizen curation" in online discussions of Donald Trump's presidency: sharing the news on Mumsnet.
(Taylor and Francis, 2017-11-14)
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 ...
The good, the bad and the 'good enough' mother on the UK parenting forum Mumsnet.
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 ...