This paper aims to explore how the digital age influences social behavior within the context of online bullying, with case of Amanda Todd as point of reference. The analysis is done from a broad sociological perspective.
Micro-hegemony, a term introduced by Blommaert and Varis, refers to the dynamic complexity of values, beliefs and perceptions that shape one’s identity. Here I show how hair, beauty and nationality framed my Afro-Black-European identity.
Most of our identity work is "chronotopic" in nature: it is organized, regimented and ordered by specific timespace conditions. An awareness of this fact has implications for identity and culture theory.