Category: Culture

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Do hipsters really deserve to be blamed for gentrification?

Deborah Talbot takes a look at hipsters and asks, from the perspective of subcultural analysis, what exactly are they all about, and should we be quite so mean to them?

 

Anyone who lives in East London, as I used to until very recently, will be familiar with the term hipster, the (normally male) figures of the shaped hairstyle, unkempt beard, plaid shirt and tight trousers, serving coffee or being served coffee. Read more...

Why Facebook is freedom for Muslim women in Iran

For many people in the western world, Facebook is a platform to share and connect with friends and family. But for Muslim women across Iran, it has become a vital tool to challenge the status quo.

 

Ph.D. student Marziyeh Ebrahimi and Associate Professor Ramon Salaverria from the University of Navarra conducted a qualitative research study investigating the virtual identities of Muslim women in Iran on Facebook. Read more...