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Dey, Adrija (2016) 'Online Gender Activism in India and the Participation of the Indian Diaspora, 2012–2015.' In: Karatzogianni, Athina and Nguyen, Dennis and Serafinelli, Elisa, (eds.), The Digital Transformation of the Public Sphere Conflict, Migration, Crisis and Culture in Digital Networks. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 149-168.

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Abstract

Adrija Dey examines the online gender activism and role of Indian immigrants who physically could not be at events and took to social media to voice their opinion and contribute to the process of change. When talking about the use of ICTs for gender activism in India, the vast digital divide that exists in India must be taken into consideration. Additionally, it is difficult to organise and strategise such a decentralised movement, and steps need to be taken to establish vital connections and collaborations in order to keep the new gender movement alive.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Keywords: Digital Acitivism, Diaspora, Migration, Gender Activism, Gender, India
SOAS Departments & Centres: Regional Centres and Institutes > SOAS South Asia Institute
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences
ISBN: 9781137504555
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-50456-2_8
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2018 11:07
URI: http://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/29863

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