Cyberbullies, Cyberactivists, Cyberpredators: Film, TV, and Internet Stereotypes

Cyberbullies Cyberactivists Cyberpredators Film TV and Internet Stereotypes The Internet has enabled an exponentially larger number of people individuals who are members of numerous and vastly different subgroups to be exposed to one other As a result instead of the simple j

  • Title: Cyberbullies, Cyberactivists, Cyberpredators: Film, TV, and Internet Stereotypes
  • Author: Lauren Rosewarne
  • ISBN: 9781440834400
  • Page: 197
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Internet has enabled an exponentially larger number of people individuals who are members of numerous and vastly different subgroups to be exposed to one other As a result, instead of the simple jocks versus geeks paradigm of previous eras, our society now has detailed stereotypes of the undesirable, the under the radar, and the ostracized cyberpervs, neckbeThe Internet has enabled an exponentially larger number of people individuals who are members of numerous and vastly different subgroups to be exposed to one other As a result, instead of the simple jocks versus geeks paradigm of previous eras, our society now has detailed stereotypes of the undesirable, the under the radar, and the ostracized cyberpervs, neckbeards, goths, tech nerds, and anyone with a non heterosexual identity Each chapter of this book explores a different stereotype of the Internet user, with key themes such as gender, technophobia, and sexuality explored with regard to that specific characterization of online users.Author Lauren Rosewarne, PhD, supplies a highly interdisciplinary perspective that draws on research and theories from a range of fields psychology, sociology, and communications studies as well as feminist theory, film theory, political science, and philosophy to analyze what these stereotypes mean in the context of broader social and cultural issues From cyberbullies to chronically masturbating porn addicts to desperate online daters, readers will see the paradox in popular culture s message that while Internet use is universal, actual Internet users are somehow subpar less desirable, less cool, less friendly than everybody else.

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