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Gender and online politics: digital media as friend and foe in times of change

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digital media, social media, gender gap, online communication

Abstract (summary)

This volume highlights gender issues related to using digital media for online politics. The submissions offer a balanced perspective about the role of digital media; this tool can be used for social change or to limit social change. The submissions use qualitative and quantitative analyses of digital trace data and survey data to present a rich perspective on gender and online politics. The collection offers a cross-national perspective including research on China, Germany, Norway, Spain, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Publication Information

Boulianne, S., Koc-Michalska, K., and Vedel, T. (2019). Gender and Online Politics: Digital Media as Friend and Foe in Times of Change. Social Science Computer Review, 1-6. doi: 10.1177/0894439319865511


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