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SUBJECTIVITY AND SUBJECTIFICATION PROCESSES IN MODERN WORLD: analysis of discursive practices produced by young gays on Facebook

Grant number: 13/11901-9
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2013
Effective date (End): July 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Education
Principal researcher:Viviane Melo de Mendonça Magro
Grantee:Felipe Pancheri Colpani
Home Institution: Centro de Ciências Humanas e Biológicas (CCHB). Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR). Sorocaba , SP, Brazil


This research appears as a line of flight to the sedimentation of the dominating logic of man-male-white-heterosexual and has the perspective to analyze the processes of subjectivation gay youth on Facebook, through the collection and analysis of discursive practices, investigating how these young people tout and produce subjectivities in this social space. As a theoretical-methodological approach, is entered in the production of discursive practices of gays in a closed group that seeks to analyze how these young people produce meanings through what is being stated and touted the affection of the encounter with the other. As a hypothesis, it follows cyberspace acts as a virtual machine engineered to modern social machine that enables the manufacture of assemblages that produce subjectivities and drain lines that break with the formations of heteronormativity. This research project is linked to the Graduate Program in Education at the Federal University of São Carlos, Campus Sorocaba, part of the Education Research, Community and Social Movements line.

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