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Feminisme in het vizier: over antifeminisme, racisme en mannenrechten

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Fatma Arikoglu
28/03/2017
4 minutes to read

Antifeminisme past in dezelfde logica als andere tegenbewegingen- en stemmen die de machtsongelijkheid in onze samenleving willen behouden en zelfs versterken, schrijft Fatma Arikoglu.

Antifeminisme past in dezelfde logica als andere tegenbewegingen- en stemmen die de machtsongelijkheid in onze samenleving willen behouden en zelfs versterken, schrijft Fatma Arikoglu.

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31/03/2017
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The LGBTQ community and voguing

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Heleen Dijkhuizen
27/03/2017
4 minutes to read

When voguing entered the mainstream, the connection between the LGBTQ community and voguing changed. 

Voguing by definition: self-expression within the LGBTQ-community

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Fleur Aarts
24/03/2017
5 minutes to read

Voguing is a form of expressive dance, created in a time where being anything other than heterosexual was not accepted. Voguing is a lifestyle, wherein young men and women find a way to express their true selves without having to hide.

Fashion as tyranny: beauty standards and social pressure

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Meauraine van Gorp
23/03/2017
8 minutes to read

This article looks at the influence of fashion on women from different cultures. This article shows that women can be influenced by the ideals of a society and that fashion can be used in order to be included or excluded.

boekomslag als marketing instrument

De verborgen agenda van het omslagontwerp: hoe marketeers je boeken doen kopen

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Maud Schoonen
23/03/2017
17 minutes to read

De eerste indruk die je krijgt van een boek is vaak gebaseerd op het omslag. Maar wat zegt een boekomslag over het boek en de intenties van de auteur? 

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The police of Rotterdam tweet about 'their catch': police vigilantism, legal cultures and the art of separation

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Paul Mutsaers
21/03/2017
6 minutes to read

The Juvenile Officer of the Rotterdam Police tweets a mug shot of three juveniles because ‘the public needs to know that juveniles too commit bicycle theft.’ Such “involvement” and “engagement” comes with a price, says Paul Mutsaers.

Street protests and the creative spectacle

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Philip Seargeant
20/03/2017
6 minutes to read

How social media’s sharing culture is influencing the way people voice their message through street protest signs

Journalisten beoordelen textbites van politici: stijlbloempjes, bluf en bloopers

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Tom Van Hout
20/03/2017
6 minutes to read

In een door medialogica gevangen publieke ruimte is 'goed' communiceren een thema op zich. Journalisten hebben niet alleen de regie in handen, ze treden ook steeds vaker op als jurylid in een taaltalentenjacht. De journalist als arbiter elegantium.

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Wilders, Rutte of Erdogan: wie heeft recht van spreken?

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Jan Blommaert
20/03/2017
6 minutes to read

Zij die de vrijheid van meningsuiting zelf opeisen ontzeggen ze graag aan anderen. Ze is dan ook niet absoluut, zegt Jan Blommaert (Tilburg University)

Do not vote strategically. Vote ideologically!

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Guus Hovens
07/03/2017
4 minutes to read

It appears that a significant number of Dutch citizens consider to vote strategic during the elections in March. But strategic voting offers no certainties and you might end up with the opposite of what you wanted in the first place.

On its 28th birthday, how democratic is the web?

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Piia Varis
14/03/2017
5 minutes to read

People can contribute to making the web more democratic, but for that they need platform literacy 

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Black Lives Matter too: from #hashtag to movement

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Iris Wijers
13/03/2017
28 minutes to read

The Black Lives Matter movement has become a real phenomenon in American society. Iris Wijers analyzes this powerful and polarizing movement.  

The people of Dresden should be proud of their new controversial monument

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Zoë Gielen
13/03/2017
2 minutes to read

‘Monument’, the new controversial installation in the city centre of Dresden, takes the city as an example of hope, rebuilding and peace. A strong message of unison and empathy that should be cherished instead of refused.