qCyberspaces of Their Ownq interrogates the social and spatial relations of the rapidly expanding virtual terrain of media fandom. For the first time, issues of identity, community and space are brought together in this in-depth ethnographic study of two female internet communities. Members are fans of the American television series qThe X-Filesq and the Canadian series qDue South.q Forging links between media, cultural and internet studies, this book examines negotiations of gender, class, sexuality and nationality in making meaning out of a television show, producing fiction based on television characters, creating and maintaining online communal relations, and organizing cyberspace in a way that marks it out as alternative to that which surrounds it.Female Fandoms Online Rhiannon Bury ... there are lists with names such as Highlander Lust List Limited (HLLL or the HeLLLions), set up in 1 995 by original PSEB member Diane Taurins. Since 2000, internet surveys have confirmed that gender parity among male and female users has been reached.7 Demographics anbsp;...
|Title||:||Cyberspaces of Their Own|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang - 2005-01-01|