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Title
Changing Media Ecologies in Thailand: Women's Online Participation in the 2013/2014 Bangkok Protests
AuthorGuntarik, Olivia ; Trott, Verity
PublishedMannheim : SSOAR, 2016
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In: ASEAS - Austrian Journal of South-East Asian Studies ; 9 (2016) 2 ; 235-252
LanguageEnglish
URNurn:nbn:de:hebis:26-digisam-182265 
URNurn:nbn:de:101:1-2019071015253698160334 
DOI10.14764/10.ASEAS-2016.2-4 
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Abstract: Traditionally marginalized groups now have more access to new and unconventional means to participate in politics, transforming the media ecologies of existing political environments. Contemporary feminist scholarship has centered on how women use new media technologies to serve political agendas. However, this literature focuses predominately on women in the West, while women in developing countries, or Asia more generally, have been largely excluded from analysis. This article aims to fill in this gap by examining Thai women’s online activities during the 2013/2014 Bangkok political protests. Specifically, we ask how the rise of social and digital media has altered what it means to participate politically in the context of Thai women’s present-day political experience. To answer this question we looked at how women resorted to various digital and social media to discuss women’s rights and political issues, including Yingluck Shinawatra’s political leadership as Thailand’s first f

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