The Young-Girl and the Selfie

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28 Gender(ed) Cultures on the Internet

Contribution Type:

Short Essay


“The Young-Girl and the Selfie” analyzes the economy of social attention around the invisible labour of young women’s photographs of themselves. 

Sarah Gram is an ex-sociology PhD student, currently underemployed at a technology retailer. She's interested in knowledge, technology and gender -- and video games and music and the internet. Right now she's trying to live an actual real adult life, and this blog is a good excuse to procrastinate on all of that.