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dc.contributor.authorTrillò, Tommaso
dc.description.abstractThis project analyzes the narratives of gender equality circulated on the social media platform Twitter by a sample of gender equality institutions, women’s rights activists, LGBTI rights activists, and private users over a year-long timespan (1 September 2016 – 31 August 2017). My aim is to analyze ‘gender equality’ as an object of knowledge constructed in the sampled discourses. The data is sampled across the supranational-national divide, with part of the sample referring to the supranational level of ‘Europe’ and part of the sample referring to a national case study on Italy. My analysis adopts the framework of Social Media – Critical Discourse Studies and takes inspiration from different (de)constructivist approaches across the social sciences. Findings are as follows. I interpret Twitter users as subjects of discourses and practices that take place beyond Twitter as a platform and shape their narratives and subject position therein. Gender equality emerges as an object of knowledge in the discursive contestation between their narratives. Gender equality is often defined in ‘neoliberalized’ terms that make it a non-political goal that is instrumental for the achievement of economic growth. This vision is resisted by a more progressive counter-narrative that defines gender equality through a set of value-based arguments for its achievement. In this contexts, ‘Europe’ is constructed as a socio-political space characterized by a commitment to gender equality that is, however, grounded in market-based justifications. By comparison, gender equality seems to be far more politicized at the Italian national level.pl_PL
dc.description.sponsorshipThis project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 675378pl_PL
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Międzynarodowe*
dc.subjectsocial mediapl_PL
dc.subjectEuropean integrationpl_PL
dc.subjectgender equalitypl_PL
dc.subjectdiscourse studiespl_PL
dc.titleConstructing a European Culture of Gender Equality on Social Media: European and National (mis)Allignmentspl_PL
dc.title.alternativeWytwarzanie europejskiej kultury równości płci w mediach społecznościowych: Europejskie i krajowe (nie)zgodnościpl_PL
dc.typePhD/Doctoral Dissertationpl_PL
dc.rights.holderTommaso Trillòpl_PL
dc.contributor.authorAffiliationUniwersytet Łódzki, Ośrodek Naukowo-Badawczy Problematyki Kobiet Wydziału Studiów Międzynarodowych i Politologicznychpl_PL
dc.contributor.authorBiographicalnoteTommaso Trillò is a Marie Skłodowska Curie Early Stage Researcher and PhD candidate at the University of Lodz, Poland, in the context of GRACE - Gender and Cultures of Equality in Europe (MSCA action grant agreement No 675378). His main research focus is on the production of cultures of gender equality on social media platforms. His main research project aims at exploring how key institutions at the European supranational level and at the Italian national level contribute to the construction of ‘gender equality’ as a core European value through a comparative analysis of the narratives they advance on Twitter. Trillò holds an MSc in Migration Studies from the University of Oxford and a BA in Political Sciences from John Cabot University, Rome, Italy.pl_PL
dc.dissertation.directorDurys, Elżbieta
dc.dissertation.reviewerPietrzak, Edyta
dc.dissertation.reviewerBurszta, Wojciech

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