Essays about: "gender influence on language"

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  1. 1. A global issue: Gender-based violence. A study on the main trends and discourses of articles, reports and literature on Gender-based violence, with a specific focus on violence against women

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Malin Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender-based violence; Violence against women; Attitudes; Language and gender; Culture and gender;

    Abstract : Introduction/purpose: GBV is considered a complex field, partly due to the differences in interpretations and understandings of what GBV is and why it exists (including factors such as culture, social status, politics and structures in society), and partly because of its sensitive nature. The purpose of this study is to identify trends and discourses in articles, reports and literature on GBV and thus also potential shortcomings. READ MORE

  2. 2. How do social media marketing activities influence customer equity and purchase intention : An empirical study of hotel industry based on Y-Generation.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF)

    Author : Haggah Macharia; Ying Cheng; [2019]
    Keywords : Social media; Social media marketing activities; Customer equity drivers; Purchase intention; information richness.;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the influence of social media marketing activities on customer equity and how that drive affects purchase intention in the context of the hotel industry with the perspective of Y-Generation. Design/methodology/approach: An explanatory, deductive, quantitative research approach and cross-sectional research design were utilized within this research, where self-completed questionnaires were distributed online with a number of 136 valid responses collected. READ MORE

  3. 3. Erratic Mothers and Wild Animals: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Online Newspapers' Representations of Female and Male Opioid Users

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Sofia Hedberg; [2019]
    Keywords : critical discourse analysis; sociocognitive approach; gender representation; local news; drug users; opioids;

    Abstract : This thesis critically investigates how female and male opioid users are represented in local newspapers in Ohio, one of the states which has been most severely affected by the ongoing ‘opioid crisis’ in the United States. Through an analysis of 20 articles from the The Plain Dealer and The Columbus Dispatch, the study aims to highlight how women and men who use opioids are portrayed, and what ideologies are hidden in the texts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Students' Attitudes and Motivation regarding English Second Language Learning : A study of the effect of sociolinguistic factors

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Merna Toma; [2019]
    Keywords : Second Language Acquisition; Second Language Learning; Sociolinguistic Factors; Attitude; Motivation;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to investigate how students think that sociolinguistic factors such as age, gender, social class, and ethnic identity affect their attitudes and motivation regarding English second language learning in the Swedish upper secondary school. A questionnaire consisting of both qualitative and quantitative questions has been distributed in order to examine students’ attitudes and motivation regarding English second language learning. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Comparative Study of Attitudes of Young Swedes and North Americans towards Gender and Predicates Denoting Intelligence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska

    Author : Anna Bergvall; [2018]
    Keywords : gender studies; gender bias; intelligence bias; genius; brilliant; creativity; sexism in language; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study was to investigate attitudes towards gender and predicates denoting intelligence among Swedish and U.S. citizens between 20 and 35 years (N = 72). Research suggests that stereotypes on gender and cognitive ability begin to affect children around six years of age. READ MORE