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Sexual subjectification and Bitchy Jones's Diary

Barker, Meg and Gill, Rosalind (2012). Sexual subjectification and Bitchy Jones's Diary. Psychology and Sexuality, 3(1) pp. 26–40.

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DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19419899.2011.627693
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Abstract

This paper presents the reflections of two academics on the blog Bitchy Jones's Diary (2006-2010), particularly its considerations of dominant femininity within the UK kink communities. Weaving together excerpts from the blog with our own dialogues, we consider the potentials of such a voice from within the communities in relation to more academic explorations. Specifically we focus on the relationship between Bitchy Jones's arguments and our own understandings of limited sexualised femininities available within wider culture, the place of agency within these, and the potentials for mutual recognition within both kinky, and non-kinky, relationships.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2012 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1941-9902
Keywords: blogging, femininities, kink, sexual subjectification
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Psychology in the Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
Item ID: 30873
Depositing User: Meg Barker
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2011 12:57
Last Modified: 24 May 2013 22:44
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/30873
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