Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media : How Online Networks Accelerated the Marriage Equality Movement.
By: Gibson, Rhonda.Material type: TextPublisher: Milton : Routledge, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (189 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351717366.Subject(s): Same-sex marriage-United States | Same-sex marriage-United States-Public opinion | Social media-United States | Mass media and public opinion-United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Same-Sex Marriage and Social Media : How Online Networks Accelerated the Marriage Equality MovementDDC classification: 306.8480973 Online resources: Click here to view book
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- Acknowledgments -- List of abbreviations -- Introduction -- Social media use and civic engagement -- The spiral of silence -- The power of identity -- Hope and love win -- Overview of chapters -- References -- 1. Social media, social networking, and social movements -- History of social media -- Categories of social media -- Who uses social media? -- Sexual minorities and social media -- Social networking sites, civic engagement, and social movements -- References -- 2. The history of marriage in the United States -- Early evidence of same-sex unions -- The modern same-sex marriage movement -- Marriage equality moves into the twenty-first century -- Response from the opposition -- References -- 3. Inside the newsroom: shifting attitudes about how to cover same-sex marriage -- Individual level of influence: the journalists themselves -- The media routines and practices level -- The media organizations level -- References -- 4. Media framing of the marriage debate -- Media framing, public opinion, and social movements -- Media framing of homosexuality and SSM -- One reasonable argument, or two? -- Effects of media coverage of SSM on individual attitudes and public opinion -- Note -- References -- 5. The proponents: making the case for marriage equality -- History of the Human Rights Campaign and Freedom to Marry -- Why marriage? -- Social movements, identity, and communication strategies -- A cautious approach: early messaging strategies -- New strategies and coalitions -- Learning from loss -- Turning the corner -- What is that red equal sign all over Facebook? -- References -- 6. The opponents: the religious right fights to save traditional marriage -- Emergence of the Religious Right and organized opposition to gay rights.
The (conservative) case against same-sex marriage -- Focus on the Family and the Family Research Council -- The National Organization for Marriage -- The campaign to pass Proposition 8 -- Post-Prop 8: the battle gets tougher -- In defense of religious freedom -- References -- 7. The opponents within: queer resistance to the marriage movement -- Marriage as a distraction from higher priorities -- Beyond skepticism: rejection of marriage -- A post-mortem: marriage skeptics post Obergefell -- References -- 8. From pariah to cause cÃ©lÃ¨bre: corporate evolution on the issue of same-sex marriage -- The LGBT+ market is discovered -- The double-edged sword of being a dream market -- Advocacy organization efforts to influence corporate approaches to LGBT+ issues -- Corporate involvement in the marriage movement homestretch -- References -- 9. Social media and the inevitability of same-sex marriage -- Viral politics: who participates and why -- The effects of online symbolic action -- The spiral of silence -- The theory of dissonant priming -- Public opinion and the U.S. Supreme Court -- Looking forward: the issue of religious freedom -- References -- Index.
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