Essays about: "Gender-neutral language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words Gender-neutral language.

  1. 1. GENDERS IN EUROPE: A qualitative study on the construction of gender-neutral language - Sweden as an example

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Victoria Nilsson; [2022-02-15]
    Keywords : Gender-neutral language; Gender Identity; Hen; Non-binary; Pronouns; Healthcare; European Union; Sweden;

    Abstract : The visibility of individuals who advocate for and identify with genders outside the genderbinary has risen during recent years, but these individuals still face discrimination in many ways. With regard to this the European Commission launched a strategy in 2020 with focus on equal rights for LGBTIQ individuals with an indication that healthcare and gender-inclusive language are pivotal areas for strengthening equality and representation. READ MORE

  2. 2. 'Men in Grey Suits': Androcentric Language in the House of Commons : A Corpus-Assisted Feminist Critical Discourse Analysis

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Pauline Alkenäs; [2022]
    Keywords : Androcentrism; House of Commons; Critical Discourse Analysis; CDA; Hansard at Huddersfield Corpus; Male Bias;

    Abstract : Whilst the number of women in the British Parliament increases in line with social progress towards gender equality, androcentric language use in the House of Commons prevails and perpetuates a harmful outdated hierarchical order of gender. The aims of this study are two-fold, (1) to gain insight into how androcentric occupational titles are used to negotiate the hierarchical structure of the Chamber, (2) to explore how MPs’ male bias is reflected by their use of androcentric generic nouns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Biases in Language Models : Gender Stereotypes in GPT-3 Generated Stories

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Beatrice Lorentzen; [2022]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The Generative Pre-Trained Transformer 3 (GPT-3) is a language prediction model developed by OpenAI, which can interpret and can generate human language and code. The aim of the study was to assess whether GPT-3 reproduce gender biases in generated short stories. 900stories were generated using GPT-3's API with the engine ”Davinci”. READ MORE

  4. 4. He or She or They : Generic pronoun use among Finnish and Swedish L2 speakers of English

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Engelska institutionen

    Author : Oona Ahokas; [2020]
    Keywords : cross-linguistic transfer; epicene pronouns; non-native speakers; language attitudes;

    Abstract : The use of pronouns by native Finnish and Swedish L2 speakers of English was tested in order to discover a possible cross-linguistic transfer. The participants were tasked to refer to gender-ambiguous antecedents in both oral and written form as well as report their attitudes towards issues regarding gendered language and gender in society. READ MORE

  5. 5. Glimpsing into the Gender Gap: : Perceptions of gender inequality among women in the tech startup industry

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Amanda Malmqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender equality; Gender gap; Tech; Startups; Entrepreneurship; Perceptions; Venture capital; Norms; Gender blind; Gender awareness; Stockholm; Genus; Kön; Jämställdhet; Könsgap; Tech; Teknik; Startups; Entreprenörskap; Uppfattningar; Riskkapital; Normer; Könsblindhet; Könsmedvetenhet; Stockholm;

    Abstract : There is a massive gender gap in the tech startup industry. 1% of the CTOs at venture-backed companies in Europe are women and only 1% of the venture capital in Sweden is given to all-female founding teams. READ MORE