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Author Banaji, Shakuntala, 1971- author.

Title Social media and hate / Shakuntala Banaji and Ramnath Bhat
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2022
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Contents When hate speech policies and procedures fail: the case of the Rohingya in Myanmar -- Colonisation, violent 'othering' and contemporary online hate in Brazil -- Social media, violence and hierarchies of hate in India -- White male rage online: Intersectional genealogies of social media hate in the UK
Summary "Using expert interviews and focus groups, this book investigates the theoretical and practical intersection of misinformation and social media hate in contemporary societies. Social Media and Hate argues that these phenomena, and the extreme violence and discrimination they initiate against targeted groups, are connected to the socio-political contexts, values and behaviours of users of social media platforms such as Facebook, TikTok, ShareChat, Instagram and WhatsApp. The argument moves from a theoretical discussion of the practices and consequences of sectarian hatred, through a methodological evaluation of quantitative and qualitative studies on this topic, to four qualitative case studies of social media hate, and its effects on groups, individuals and wider politics in India, Brazil, Myanmar and the UK. The technical, ideological and networked similarities and connections between social media hate against Muslims, Dalits, dissenters, feminists, LGBTQi groups, Rohingya and immigrants in all four contexts is highlighted, stressing the need for an equally systematic political response. This is an insightful text for scholars and academics in the fields of Cultural Studies, Community Psychology, Education, Journalism, Media and Communication Studies, Political Science, Social Anthropology, Social Psychology, and Sociology"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Shakuntala Banaji is Professor of Media, Culture and Social Change in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Ramnath Bhat is postdoctoral fellow at the International Centre for Advanced Studies in New Delhi and visiting fellow in the Department of Media and Communications, LSE
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Subject Online hate speech.
Social media and society.
Social media -- Psychological aspects
Online hate speech.
Social media and society.
Form Electronic book
Author Bhat, Ramnath, author.
LC no. 2021047805
ISBN 1000553477