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Tweeting Islamophobia

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Islamophobic hate speech amongst followers of UK political parties on Twitter
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The great promise of social media platforms such as Twitter is to connect people separated across time and space. This has had far-ranging consequences for politics by changing discursive, participative and organisational practices. However, despite much early techno-optimism about platforms like Twitter, concerns are growing that they enable harmful, hateful and divisive behaviours. In this thesis, I focus on one of the most concerning and harmful behaviours on Twitter and in politics mor...

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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2019-08-24

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