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Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online Foucault, Butler, and Video-sharing on Sexual Social Networking Sites

Kreps, DG 2009, Performing the Discourse of Sexuality Online Foucault, Butler, and Video-sharing on Sexual Social Networking Sites , in: Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 6-9/8/2009, San Francisco.

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Abstract

Though sometimes pitted against one another and at times contradictory, the ideas of Michel Foucault and Judith Butler on the nature and expression of our sexuality and our gender identities help us to gain a deeper and more rounded picture of theimpact and import of the burgeoning phenomenon of internet dating websites. This paper looks at the use and prevalence of video-sharing technologies on sexual social networking websites, in the context of notions of sexual identity and an information systems approach to the phenomenon of internet dating.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General) > T055.4 Industrial engineering. Management engineering > T058.5 Information technology
Subjects / Themes > Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Centre for Digital Business
Refereed: Yes
Depositing User: DGP Kreps
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2009 15:07
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 15:59
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/2279

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