Ciência-IUL    Publicações    Descrição Detalhada da Publicação    Exportar

Exportar Publicação

A publicação pode ser exportada nos seguintes formatos: referência da APA (American Psychological Association), referência do IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), BibTeX e RIS.

Exportar Referência (APA)
Casimiro, C. (2014). Portuguese online dating: exploring gender differences in self-presentations. Teknokultura. 11 (1), 117-141
Exportar Referência (IEEE)
C. C. Costa,  "Portuguese online dating: exploring gender differences in self-presentations", in Teknokultura, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 117-141, 2014
Exportar BibTeX
@article{costa2014_1555992260149,
	author = "Casimiro, C.",
	title = "Portuguese online dating: exploring gender differences in self-presentations",
	journal = "Teknokultura",
	year = "2014",
	volume = "11",
	number = "1",
	pages = "117-141",
	url = "http://teknokultura.net/index.php/tk/article/view/170/pdf_1"
}
Exportar RIS
TY  - JOUR
TI  - Portuguese online dating: exploring gender differences in self-presentations
T2  - Teknokultura
VL  - 11
IS  - 1
AU  - Casimiro, C.
PY  - 2014
SP  - 117-141
SN  - 1549-2230
UR  - http://teknokultura.net/index.php/tk/article/view/170/pdf_1
AB  - The purpose of this study was to investigate gender differences in the construction of
self-presentations in online dating profiles. 200 personal ads and 1006 photographs of men
and women profiles were collected in Portugal from the dating site Meetic.pt. The data was
analyzed following a methodology strategy based on content analysis and grounded theory.
The findings revealed that, by means of a selective self-presentation, online daters try to
please and attract potential partners. Men emphasize their rational and practical attributes and their cultural, professional, and economic status, whereas women value their emotional,
and affective facets, and their inclination to dream. Women also emphasize their physical
attributes more than men. Although it is possible to detect certain clues pointing toward
modern gender roles, gender stereotypes persist.
The results of the study corroborate and extend previous findings, providing compelling
evidence for gender differences in online dating self-presentations. Furthermore, the
research led to an unexpected result: besides the attributes deemed most valuable, online
daters also reveal individual characteristics that are not so positive or are even negative. The
paper concludes by presenting some limitations and considerations for future research.
ER  -