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Performing the discourse of sexuality online

Kreps, DG 2012, 'Performing the discourse of sexuality online' , in: Digital Identity and Social Media , Information Science Reference, IGI Global, London. (In Press)

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Abstract

This chapter focusses on Foucault, Butler, and video-sharing on sexual social networking sites. It argues that the use and prevalence of video-sharing technologies on sexual social networking websites, has a direct impact on our notions of sexual identity. 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 in fact gel rather well, and both can help us to gain a deeper and more rounded picture of the impact and importance of the burgeoning phenomenon of internet dating websites in general, and sexual social networking in particular.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Warburton, S and Hatzipanagos, S
Themes: Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > Centre for Digital Business
Publisher: Information Science Reference, IGI Global
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781466619166
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Funders: Non funded research
Depositing User: DGP Kreps
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2012 16:39
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:29
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/22910

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