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This article collection offers you access to the sociology research that is causing a buzz online, and in the research community. Each quarter we focus on a different hot topic within sociology, and this instalment explores social media. Learn about the role social media plays in politics, social media activism like the #BlackLivesMatter movement, and changing youth cultures.

 

Enjoy FREE ACCESS until 31st December 2019 to the articles below.

#SayHerName: a case study of intersectional social media activism
Melissa Brown, Rashawn Ray, Ed Summers & Neil Fraistat
Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 40, 2017 - Issue 11
Editing the project of the self: sustained Facebook use and growing up online
Sian Lincoln & Brady Robards
Journal of Youth Studies, Volume 20, 2017 - Issue 4
Anatomy of Protest in the Digital Era: A Network Analysis of Twitter and Occupy Wall Street
Mark Tremayne
Social Movement Studies, Volume 13, 2014 - Issue 1
Young people, social media and connective action: from organisational maintenance to everyday political talk
Ariadne Vromen, Michael A. Xenos & Brian Loader
Journal of Youth Studies, Volume 18, 2015 - Issue 1
Digital social research, social media and the sociological imagination: surrogacy, augmentation and re-orientation
Adam Edwards , William Housley , Matthew Williams , Luke Sloan & Malcolm Williams
International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Volume 16, 2013 - Issue 3
Negotiating everyday life in Australia: unpacking the parallel society inhabited by Asian international students through their social networks and entertainment media use
Catherine Gomes
Journal of Youth Studies, Volume 18, 2015 - Issue 4
Politicians, celebrities and social media: a case of informalisation?
Nathan Manning, Ruth Penfold-Mounce, Brian D. Loader, Ariadne Vromen & Michael Xenos
Journal of Youth Studies, Volume 20, 2017 - Issue 2
Ferguson and the death of Michael Brown on Twitter: #BlackLivesMatter, #TCOT, and the evolution of collective identities
Rashawn Ray, Melissa Brown, Neil Fraistat & Edward Summers
Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 40, 2017 - Issue 11
Online discontent: comparing Western European far-right groups on Facebook
Ofra Klein & Jasper Muis
European Societies, Latest Articles
Ethnography and the digital fields of social media
Massimo Airoldi
International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Volume 21, 2018 - Issue 6
Spectacles of intimacy? Mapping the moral landscape of teenage social media
Liam Berriman & Rachel Thomson
Journal of Youth Studies, Volume 18, 2015 - Issue 5
The social media response to Black Lives Matter: how Twitter users interact with Black Lives Matter through hashtag use
Jelani Ince, Fabio Rojas & Clayton A. Davis
Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 40, 2017 - Issue 11
Reading the riots on Twitter: methodological innovation for the analysis of big data
Rob Procter , Farida Vis & Alex Voss
International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Volume 16, 2013 - Issue 3
Logged in or locked in? Young adults’ negotiations of social media platforms and their features
Justine Gangneux
Journal of Youth Studies, Latest Articles
A situated understanding of digital technologies in social movements. Media ecology and media practice approaches
Alice Mattoni
Social Movement Studies , Volume 16, 2017 - Issue 4
Policing cyber-neighbourhoods: tension monitoring and social media networks
Matthew L. Williams, Adam Edwards, William Housley, Peter Burnap, Omer Rana, Nick Avis, Jeffrey Morgan & Luke Sloan
Policing and Society, Volume 23, 2013 - Issue 4
Disgracebook policing: social media and the rise of police indiscretion
Andrew Goldsmith
Policing and Society, Volume 25, 2015 - Issue 3
Uyghur transnational identity on Facebook: on the development of a young diaspora
Rizwangul NurMuhammad, Heather A. Horst, Evangelia Papoutsaki & Giles Dodson
Identities, Volume 23, 2016 - Issue 4
Open networks and secret Facebook groups: exploring cycle effects on activists’ social media use in the 2010/11 UK student protests
Alexander Hensby
Social Movement Studies, Volume 16, 2017 - Issue 4
The source of a movement: making the case for social media as an informational source using Black Lives Matter
Jonathan M. Cox
Ethnic and Racial Studies, Volume 40, 2017 - Issue 11

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