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“This is a political movement, friend”: Why “incels” support violence

Overview of attention for article published in British Journal of Sociology, January 2022
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About this Attention Score

  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (76th percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (56th percentile)

Mentioned by

twitter
11 tweeters
reddit
1 Redditor

Readers on

mendeley
10 Mendeley
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Title
“This is a political movement, friend”: Why “incels” support violence
Published in
British Journal of Sociology, January 2022
DOI 10.1111/1468-4446.12923
Pubmed ID
Authors

Catharina O'Donnell, Eran Shor

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 10 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 1 10%
Professor 1 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 10%
Unknown 7 70%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 1 10%
Psychology 1 10%
Social Sciences 1 10%
Unknown 7 70%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 April 2022.
All research outputs
#3,999,013
of 21,008,389 outputs
Outputs from British Journal of Sociology
#357
of 982 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#87,148
of 366,926 outputs
Outputs of similar age from British Journal of Sociology
#11
of 25 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 21,008,389 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done well and is in the 80th percentile: it's in the top 25% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 982 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 12.2. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 63% of its peers.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 366,926 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one has done well, scoring higher than 76% of its contemporaries.
We're also able to compare this research output to 25 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one. This one has gotten more attention than average, scoring higher than 56% of its contemporaries.