Online Misogyny as Hate Crime: A Challenge for Legal Regulation?

Author:   Kim Barker (Stirling University) ,  Olga Jurasz (The Open University)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Pages:   132
Publication Date:   11 December 2018
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Author:   Kim Barker (Stirling University) ,  Olga Jurasz (The Open University)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.431kg
ISBN:  

9781138590373


ISBN 10:   1138590371
Pages:   132
Publication Date:   11 December 2018
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents Acknowledgments Terminology Chapter 1 - Online Misogyny: Law and the Digital Feminist Introduction - Why this book and why now What this book is (not) about Addressing online misogyny through law: the limitations Jurisdiction Platform Regulation Feminism, law and the fight against (online) misogyny The rise of the digital feminist Chapter 2 - [Online] Misogyny: Old Problems, New Media? 2.1. Introduction - An open, participatory ideal? 2.2. Social Media Abuse as a Modern Phenomenon 2.3. From Offline to Online: the digital misogyny `switch' 2.3.1. The Normalisation of Online Abuse 2.3.2. Political Campaigning & The `Techlash' 2.3.3. Intersectional Abuse - Still Misogyny, Still a Techlash? 2.4. Conclusion Chapter 3 - Online Communications: The Legal Landscape 3.1. Introduction - Comprehension, Competence, and Cohesion? 3.2. The Limitation Paradox 3.2.1. The Devolution Settlement 3.2.2. The European Union Remit 3.2.3. Limitations - Competence v Cohesion? 3.3. Legal Challenges of Online Communications - Where Does the Problem Lie? Part I - Threats & Threats to Kill 3.4. Threats & Threats to Kill Part II - Stalking & Harassment 3.5. Stalking 3.6. Harassment Part III - Communications 3.7. Communications Networks 3.8. Conclusions Chapter 4 - Hate Crime: The Limits of the Law 4.1. Introduction 4.2. Hate crime: development and classifications 4.2.1. Defining hate crime 4.2.2. Hate crime v Hate speech 4.2.3. Hate speech and human rights 4.2.4. Hate crime: the current legal framework in England & Wales 4.2.5. Who is protected against hate crime? 4.3. Extending the boundaries of hate crime: hate (re)defined 4.3.1. Why the need to include gender in hate crime laws 4.3.2. Gender as a protected characteristic: towards law reform 4.4. Online hate (crimes) 4.4.1. Does online make it different? 4.5. Online misogyny as a hate crime 4.6. Conclusions Chapter 5 - #OVAW, The Internet & Hate: Unfinished (Legal) Business 5.1. The realities of everyday, gender-based hate 5.2. Online misogyny: not a legislative priority 5.3. Implications for legal response and regulation 5.4. Final Thought Index

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Dr Kim Barker is Lecturer in Law at Stirling University. Dr Olga Jurasz is Senior Lecturer in Law at The Open University.

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