Neologising misogyny: Urban Dictionary’s folksonomies of sexual abuse

@article{Ging2020NeologisingMU,
  title={Neologising misogyny: Urban Dictionary’s folksonomies of sexual abuse},
  author={Debbie Ging and Theo Lynn and P. Rosati},
  journal={New Media \& Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={22},
  pages={838 - 856}
}
Web 2.0 has facilitated a particularly toxic brand of digital men’s rights activism, collectively known as the Manosphere. This amorphous network of online publics is noted for its virulent anti-feminism, extreme misogyny and synergies with the alt-right. Early manifestations of this phenomenon were confined largely to 4/Chan, Reddit and numerous alt-right forums. More recently, however, this rhetoric has become increasingly evident in Urban Dictionary. This article presents the findings of a… Expand

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