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dc.contributor.authorSiti Sarah Amalina Binte Muhammad Ariff Khoo.
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-09T03:40:52Z
dc.date.available2013-04-09T03:40:52Z
dc.date.copyright2013en_US
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/51721
dc.description.abstractWith Internet campaigning allowed in 2010, Singaporeans have been actively engaging in political discourse on social media in the open despite being in a highly regulated media landscape. Have Singaporeans become indifferent about the constraints posed by social media and thus becoming bolder in speaking up? My research has found that instead most respondents acknowledge these constraints but are not deterred from voicing their political views on their Facebook wall. It therefore seems likely that respondents have been subconsciously regulating themselves to overcome the constraints imposed such that it has become internalised and thus natural. Using a hybrid of elements borrowed from Goffman (1959) and Hogan (2010), my study seeks to uncover and document subconscious tactical employment by users in projecting a politically acceptable self on Facebook in the context of Singapore.en_US
dc.format.extent36 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social psychologyen_US
dc.titleInternalising the act of self-regulation : subconscious tactical employment in presenting a politically acceptable self on Facebook.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorZhou Wubiaoen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
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