Dr. A. Lockett is an Assistant Professor of English at Spelman College. She publishes about the technological politics of race, surveillance, and access. Her work has appeared in Composition Studies, Enculturation, and Praxis.
Why do I have Authority to Edit the Page? The Politics of User Agency and Participation on Wikipedia
Published: Jul 05, 2019
What is the power of Wikipedia to users that frequently consume it, but fear they don't have the authority to edit the page? Wikipedia's potential to represent the full scope of users' knowledge diversity is inhibited by several barriers that suppress inclusive participation.