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Título: Scripted Gender Practices: Young Adults Social Media App Uses in Portugal
Autor: Simões, Rita Basílio 
Amaral, Inês 
Flores, Ana Marta M.
Antunes, Eduardo
Palavras-chave: mobile app; young adults’ digital practices; gender scripts; gendered affordances; critical thematic analysis
Data: Jul-2023
Editora: Sage
Projeto: info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/3599-PPCDT/PTDC/COM-CSS/5947/2020/PT/Mediated young adults’ practices: advancing gender justice in and across mobile apps 
Título da revista, periódico, livro ou evento: Social Media + Society
Resumo: This research focuses on social media mobile applications as mediated interfaces of identity performances and interrogates to what extent everyday young adults’ uses are remaking gender scripts. We analyze young adults’ self-reported experiences on preferred social media apps and discourses of rejection of others, the technologies themselves, and how they favor certain behaviors. Theoretically, we resorted to feminist media studies and critical app research, focusing on users’ perceptions of their engagement with mobile technology. Empirically, we turned to semi-structured interviews with female and male young adults aged between 18 and 30 years. Results show limited agency to reshape normative gender scripts embedded in apps’ technological affordances and broad hegemonic discourses. We discuss these results and how they mirror normative gender expectations, recalling the impacts of contingent social formations in reproducing inequality.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/108794
DOI: 10.1177/20563051231196561
Direitos: openAccess
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