Online sexual violence against children and teenagers, vulnerabilities and inequalities: ethnographical notes about two favelas in Brazil.

Online sexual violence against children and teenagers, vulnerabilities and inequalities: ethnographical notes about two favelas in Brazil.

  The central theme of my postdoctoral research is the understanding of different constructions of the notion of sexual violence against children and adolescents in communities characterized as “socially vulnerable.” The fieldwork that gives base to the proposed reflections has as context two favelas of the city of Rio de Janeiro: Morro da Providência and […]

A snapshot of politics on Facebook in a quantitative perspective – The angry, but not sad, populists

A snapshot of politics on Facebook in a quantitative perspective – The angry, but not sad, populists

  Facebook is full of people constantly expressing their opinions through reactions, comments, friend requests etc. It can be a great challenge for social scientists to extract patterns and find the general tendencies of how people are communicating on the platform. Of course it would be presumptuous to explain how Facebook is used in its […]