Women responding to the anti-Islam film Fitna: voices and acts of citizenship on YouTube

TitleWomen responding to the anti-Islam film Fitna: voices and acts of citizenship on YouTube
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsVis, F, van Zoonen, L, Mihelj, S
JournalFeminist Review
Volume97
Issue1
Start Page110
Keywordsanti-Islam, citizenship, Digital Religion, Feminists, Fitna, gender studies, Islam, Religious Internet Communities, Research Political participation, YouTube
Abstract

How feminists view the alternative videos uploaded to YouTube in response to the anti-Islam film 'Fitna' is discussed. The gender portrayal and narratives in 'Fitna' are contrasted with those in the alternative video. The videos were considered as acts of citizenship through which women constitutes themselves as global citizen by engaging in deliberation or by taking a voice.

URLhttp://trove.nla.gov.au/work/159420348?q&versionId=173776629