micro-hegemonies

Skaters in Eindhoven

When are you 'skater enough' in Eindhoven?

Article
Tinka Krikke
05/12/2019
10 minutes to read

Skaters in Eindhoven seem to form communities with their own norms and ideas about authenticity. How does one become an authentic skater in the city and how do they represent themselves on social media?

Area 51 raiders

Area 51 raiders: from meme to micro-population?

Article
Leonie Milder
03/12/2019
16 minutes to read

A Facebook event called 'Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us' went viral in the summer of 2019 and gave rise to 'Area 51 raiders'. Two million people said they'd be 'going'. Its impact was huge, but are Area 51 raiders a micro-population?

First male beauty blogger (age 17) becomes a Cover Boy

How to -movies and virality: Male beauty bloggers

Paper
Nataliia Vdovychenko
18/05/2018
18 minutes to read

Male beauty bloggers are a new internet sensation with millions of followers, viral videos and inspiring life stories. How did they become so successful?

Being a teacher

Paper
p.t.school@uvt.nl School
19/09/2016
14 minutes to read

This paper analyzes personal  identity changes.The casestudy shows how social norms, 'enoughness' and privacy influence identity.