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Feminist internet ethical research practices

Posted Fri 19 Apr 2019 - 12:12 | 10,419 views
This collaborative document lays out the various questions around ethics and feminist methodology. You can use the questions as a guide and reminder for how to integrate ethical dimensions into your research.

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Discussing Ethics of Care, Intersectionality and Power Dynamics in the Feminist Research Work

Posted Fri 30 Sep 2022 - 20:19 | 28 views

When conducting feminist research, it is important to acknowledge various intersectionalities, as well as ethics of care, challenges and all the dynamic interconnections in the process. The FIRN partners explore these themes in their research through the years.

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Designing Domestic Work Platforms in India

Posted Wed 14 Sep 2022 - 13:55 | 343 views
The research shows that the introduction of technology brings with itself the same problems that haunt other sectors of platform-mediated gig work. On-demand platforms seek to exert control over most points of the service delivery process, including job distributions, client selection, worker pay and performance evaluation, all the while relegating workers to an independent contractor status.
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Sharing human and internet bandwidth of a community network in the middle of a pandemic

Posted Mon 13 Dec 2021 - 13:36 | 2,238 views

In Vale do Ribeira, São Paulo, Brazil, a group of ecological, quilombola farmer women, in partnership with two feminist organisations: APC and Sempreviva Organização Feminista (SOF), managed to deploy and operate their Wi-Fi mesh network. Bruna Zanolli highlights the importance of building trust, empathy and feminist guidelines in the community so that their internet infrastructure could...

EROTICS regional survey Learnings from research

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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (2): understanding access and expression, and negotiating differences

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2021 - 15:57 | 1,285 views

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality through the lens of the Feminist Principles of the Internet.

EROTICS regional survey - Learnings from research

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EROTICS Regional Survey learnings (1): reflections on feminist internet research design

Posted Tue 5 Oct 2021 - 15:32 | 1,335 views

Srinidhi Raghavan, coordinator of the EROTICS Regional Survey 2020, shares her learnings from cross-country feminist research on internet and sexuality in South Asia. In this first part, the researcher reflects around identity, community agency and language.

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r/chickflixxx: feminist (de)construction of online porn

Posted Fri 6 Aug 2021 - 16:03 | 4,188 views

How does porn take shape based on the audience's perspective and the practice of sharing and commenting on available online content? This article, based on a digital ethnographic analysis of a Reddit community, explores what feminist porn means on the internet.

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#MeToo India: The limits of analysis

Posted Tue 6 Jul 2021 - 16:17 | 2,858 views

In this paper, researcher Nayantara Ranganathan analyses tweets with the hashtag #metooindia, and examines the possibilities, limits and contradictions of studying a movement through a dataset of tweets centred around a phrase.

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Platforms, Power, and Politics: Perspectives from Domestic and Care Work in India

Posted Thu 1 Jul 2021 - 22:53 | 1,474 views
In this final report, CIS India shares the findings and recommendations of a 2-year research project studying the entry of digital platforms in the domestic and care work in India, as part of the Feminist Internet Research Network.

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Feminist Internet Research Network (FIRN) - Second convening report (summary)

Posted Tue 16 Feb 2021 - 17:19 | 1,205 views