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dc.contributor.authorLee, Jin
dc.date.accessioned2021-09-09T03:05:31Z
dc.date.available2021-09-09T03:05:31Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.citationLee, J. 2021. Talking Through Race: Two Raced Women’s Tinder Stories. Communication, Culture and Critique. 14 (3): pp. 454-470.
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/85426
dc.identifier.doi10.1093/ccc/tcab030
dc.description.abstract

While as an epitome of contemporary pairing culture Tinder has been reported as dangerous for its association with sex-centered post-feminist culture, including hook ups and toxic masculinity, an original case study exploring women of color (WOC) in the culture has not been undertaken yet. By inviting WOC Tinder users into an ethnographic study, I show the instability of race that mediates their lived experiences in line with gender in the culture of sexual intimacy. I focus on two female study participants living in the United States: Greek–Black biracial Betty and Korean-Asian Rose. By examining their processes of revisiting their Tinder episodes and developing their conclusive stories vis-à-vis their identities, I argue that they perform their race processed through ongoing negotiation with the social systems and their personal lived experiences, to respond to racialization, gendering, and sexualization in the pairing culture, mediated by the image-centered dating app, Tinder.

dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell
dc.titleTalking Through Race: Two Raced Women’s Tinder Stories
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.source.volume14
dcterms.source.number3
dcterms.source.startPage454
dcterms.source.endPage470
dcterms.source.issn1753-9129
dcterms.source.titleCommunication, Culture and Critique
dc.date.updated2021-09-09T03:05:30Z
curtin.departmentSchool of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry
curtin.accessStatusIn process
curtin.facultyFaculty of Humanities
curtin.contributor.orcidLee, Jin [0000-0002-5698-5561]
curtin.contributor.scopusauthoridLee, Jin [57211376362]


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