Cambios de autoconcepto: la asertividad femenina en los weblogs

Antonio García Gómez


Discursive psychology is particularly relevant in the study of female identity construction in weblog writing in so far as it allows the analyst to throw light on how adolescent female bloggers are both producers of discourse and products of discourse. In particular, the present paper aims to study these discourses or positionings in weblog writing as an attempt to shed light on questions about communication, social action and the construction of the female self and the other gender at the beginning of the twenty-first century. More precisely, this study analyses the discursive strategies British and Spanish female adolescents use in order to construct an assertive self-concept when expressing anger towards their ex partners in their personal weblogs.

Palabras clave

Online gender identity; Feminism; Discursive psychology; Self and other presentation strategies; Social constructivism


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