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This thesis examines the role that digital technology plays in the advancement of political and social goals. Though a fairly recent phenomenon, digital activism has become a highly contested topic as regards its effectiveness. This thesis looks at two case studies in the use of digital tools for...
Femmes scandaleuses : le pouvoir transformatif de la transgression chez Virginie Despentes, Nelly Arcan et aurélia auritaDownload
This study focuses on scandals in the feminine, or the media turmoil triggered by women’s writing demonstrating an awareness of women’s oppression. Scandalous women subvert norms by addressing sexuality, pleasure, desire as well as racism, hybrid identities, and power and domination relationships...
While many scholars have argued that media deregulation has a deleterious effect on democracy, all have done so in a way that assumes the truth of a particular normative theory of democracy. This thesis instead describes the minimal requirements for a democratic public sphere and compares...