Advanced search

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays matching the above criteria.

  1. 1. Incels: Frustrated and Angry due to Deprivation of Intimacy : A Case Study of the Radicalisation Trajectories of an Online Community on a Fringe Social Media Platform

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutet för analytisk sociologi, IAS

    Author : Aron Kiss; [2022]
    Keywords : fringe social media platforms; echo chambers; marginalised groups; unfulfilled masculinity; polarisation; radicalisation; incel; NLP;

    Abstract : Technological advancements and affordability enable voicing of social injustice, feelings of deprivation, and oppression. Spatial barriers no longer pose obstacles to connecting with like-minded (or dissimilar) others to define and refine ingroup and outgroup. READ MORE

  2. 2. How incel users' communication discriminate women : A netnography investigating the misogyny on the forum

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Elina Maaranen; [2022]
    Keywords : misogyny; virtual communities; subcultures; participation; groupthink; misogyni; virtuella gemenskaper; subkulturer; deltagange; grupptänkande;

    Abstract : This paper seeks to answer how misogyny is expressed in the forum, a discussion board forum where incel users engage in threads to talk to each other about the difficulties of not having sexual or romantic relations. READ MORE


    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kriminologi (KR)

    Author : Rikke Kejser; [2022]
    Keywords : incels; misogyny; Nordic countries; online prevention; radicalization; routine activity theory; systematic review;

    Abstract : In recent years, have the focus on Incels increased due to various deadly attacks that have been associated with extreme misogynistic content. This study aims to discuss current online prevention methods’ applicability with respect to Incels and to comprehend if online prevention methods can mitigate future attacks in Nordic countries. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Incel Revolution- An analysis of misogyny and the lack of definitions of crimes that should be categorized as incel terrorism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Astrid Askenberger; [2021]
    Keywords : incel; terrorism; far-right; misogyny; hatred of women; violence against women; racism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Although attacks carried out by incels are a growing problem in Western countries, these attacks do not count as terrorism. The purpose of this thesis is to gain a clearer under-standing of why attacks carried out by incels are not considered acts of terrorism. READ MORE

  5. 5. The lack of looks : A study on the Incel ideology of Incelism during the 2010s–2020s and its relation to historical and contemporary ideologies particularly within far-right milieus

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Historiska institutionen

    Author : Hugo Engholm; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The Incel milieu is known for its high level of misogyny, self-hate, and hate towards society. In recent years, it has received more and more scholarly attention and one topic which is often mentioned but rarely deeply discussed is if there is such a thing as an Incel ideology. READ MORE