Keeping cool, staying virtuous: Social media and the composite habitus of young Muslim women in Copenhagen

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Waltorp, Karen;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Sammenslutningen af Medieforskere i Danmark (SMID)
  • Journal: MedieKultur: Journal of Media and Communication Research,volume 31,pages49-67 (issn: 0900-9671, eissn: 1901-9726)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7146/mediekultur.v31i58.19373
  • Subject: Social media, Young Muslim women, honor, reputation, habitus, field | Social media, Muslim women, composite habitus | P87-96 | Communication. Mass media

This article builds on long-term anthropological fieldwork among young Muslim women in a social housing area in Copenhagen. It explores how morality, modesty, and gender- and generational relations become reconfigured in the ways in which young women use the Smartphone ... View more
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