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