Discourses on Twitter contribute to the concept of resilience in the LGBT community in Malaysia / Muhammad Naim Muhammad Ali and Noor Mayudia Mothar

Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Naim and Mothar, Noor Mayudia (2020) Discourses on Twitter contribute to the concept of resilience in the LGBT community in Malaysia / Muhammad Naim Muhammad Ali and Noor Mayudia Mothar. ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5. pp. 27-47. ISSN 2600-7274

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to understand the issues discussed revolving the LGBT community in Malaysia based on Twitter content that contribute to concept of resilience. The study used content analysis approach to study the Twitter postings that discuss LGBT issues, particularly to between March 8, 2019, to March 10, 2019, because during the period, Women’s March was held in Kuala Lumpur and
participated by LGBT individuals to promote inclusivity towards them which considered very controversial Malaysia. Based on the literature review, the researcher
able to construct a framework for the study and has selected the resilience theory as a guide to answering the objectives. Resilience theory discusses the impact of facing
challenging events on individuals, family, or community and how they adapt to the traumatic experience. The concept of resilience is defined as a coping mechanism to
stressors in positive manners, which in this study, the emerged themes that categorized into smaller sub-themes. The researcher used qualitative content analysis approach by conducting latent or manifest analysis to transcribe the context of the Twitter content in order to categorize the issues discussed on Twitter. The concept of resilience were
found in many of the Twitter postings which explained in the findings.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
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Muhammad Ali, Muhammad Naim
kerja.naimra@gmail.com
Mothar, Noor Mayudia
nmayudia@uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks > Online social networks
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks > Online social networks > Particular networks, A-Z
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Groups and organizations > Social groups. Group dynamics > Social networks > Online social networks > Particular networks, A-Z > Twitter
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research > Methodology
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pulau Pinang > Permatang Pauh Campus
Journal or Publication Title: ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (EJSSH)
ISSN: 2600-7274
Volume: 5
Page Range: pp. 27-47
Official URL: https://ejssh.uitm.edu.my/
Item ID: 28942
Uncontrolled Keywords: LGBT, Twitter, Content analysis, Malaysia, Resilience theory, Women’s march
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/28942

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