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A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. (2022)
Journal Article
ARMITT, L., COWMAN, K. and PEDERSEN, S. 2022. A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown. Women's history today [online], Summer 2022. Available from: https://womenshistorynetwork.org/womens-history-today-summer-2022/

Our eighteen-month project, "A [Socially Isolated] Room of One's Own: Women Writing Lockdown", is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It involves collecting, capturing, archiving and evaluating a variety of written responses by women... Read More about A (socially isolated) room of one's own: women writing lockdown..

They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. 2022. They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland. Scottish affairs [online], 31(1), pages 1-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3366/scot.2022.0394

This study argues that a new women's cooperative constellation has been established in Scotland around the issue of the Scottish Government's proposed reforms of the Gender Recognition Act. This constellation includes women politicians, researchers,... Read More about They've got an absolute army of women behind them: the formation of a women's cooperative constellation in contemporary Scotland..

It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2022]. It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet. Feminist media studies [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2022.2032788

The image of the historical campaign for votes for women is continually reinvigorated and reinvested with meaning by later feminists. An investigation into the ways in which the campaign is framed on the UK online parenting forum Mumsnet demonstrates... Read More about It's what the suffragettes would have wanted: the construction of the suffragists and suffragettes on Mumsnet..

Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic. (2022)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2022. Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic. Feminism and psychology [online], 32(2), pages 246-264. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/09593535221074131

This article investigates key triggers for mothers' anger during the COVID-19 pandemic and some of the positive and negative consequences of its expression online. It uses the UK online parenting forum Mumsnet as a research context and source of data... Read More about Saying the unsayable: the online expression of mothers' anger during a pandemic..

This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own: does fashion blogging offer an authentic voice? An investigation into the credibility of fashion blogger sponsored content and blogger perspectives on the tensions between authenticity and commercialisation. (2021)
Thesis
DARGIE, H. 2021. This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own: does fashion blogging offer an authentic voice? An investigation into the credibility of fashion blogger sponsored content and blogger perspectives on the tensions between authenticity and commercialisation. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1603638

This study investigates the impact of commercial sponsorship upon fashion blogging, a form of digital communication that has become important in influencing online consumer behaviour. Fashion companies appreciate the marketing value of blogs and have... Read More about This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own: does fashion blogging offer an authentic voice? An investigation into the credibility of fashion blogger sponsored content and blogger perspectives on the tensions between authenticity and commercialisation..

Women's use and abuse of the news media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Mumsnet. (2021)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. and BURNETT, S. 2021. Women's use and abuse of the news media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Mumsnet. Digital journalism [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/21670811.2021.1967768

This article analyses news sources used by women to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic on the UK parenting website Mumsnet. By using a non-political online ‘third space’ aimed at women, Mumsnetters are able to avoid the aggression women face when they att... Read More about Women's use and abuse of the news media during the COVID-19 pandemic on Mumsnet..

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar] (2021)
Presentation / Conference
PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar]. Presented at the Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19 webinar, 7 June 2021, [virtual event]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1357852

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. [Webinar].

Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. (2021)
Report
PEDERSEN, S., MUELLER-HIRTH, N. and MILLER, L. 2021. Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1346357

The COVID-19 pandemic has seen a significant rise in gender-based violence and increased risks of harm for domestic-abuse survivors, due to restrictions on movement and an increase in social isolation. Gender-based violence is a major public health,... Read More about Supporting victims of domestic violence during COVID-19: the impact of the pandemic on service providers in North-East Scotland and Orkney..

The Scottish suffragettes and the press. (2021)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2021. The Scottish suffragettes and the press. In Wiley, C. and Rose, L.E. (eds.) Women's suffrage in word, image, music, stage and screen: the making of a movement. Abingdon: Routledge, pages 67-81. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429344534-6

This chapter focuses on the coverage of the suffragettes in Scottish newspapers. While Scottish readers were similar to everyone else in Britain in their interest in the more shocking elements of suffragette militancy, it was only with the establishm... Read More about The Scottish suffragettes and the press..

A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918. (2021)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. 2021. A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918. In Hughes-Johnson, A. and Jenkins, L. (eds.) The politics of women's suffrage: local, national and international dimensions. London: University of London [online], chapter 7, pages 191-212. Available from: https://humanities-digital-library.org/index.php/hdl/catalog/book/politics-of-womens-suffrage

This chapter investigates how a constitutional suffrage organization navigated two distinct and problematic relationships – with the suffrage press and with local newspapers. It demonstrates that not all suffrage campaigners strode confidently into t... Read More about A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918..