Overweight and obesity are one of the most salient issues within society today, and the stigmatisation of overweight individuals is prevalent and widespread. Utilising interviews with 44 individuals who blog within an online fat acceptance community known as the Fatosphere, participants perceptions of inclusion and exclusion were examined within their offline and online environments.
- social inclusion
Dickins, M., Browning, C., Feldman, S., & Thomas, S. (2016). Social inclusion and the Fatosphere: The role of an online weblogging community in fostering social inclusion. Sociology of Health and Illness, 38(5), 797-811. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12397