Essays about: "kön och språk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words kön och språk.

  1. 1. Gender and Sexuality on Gethen : A Contemporary Analysis of Ursula K le Guin's The Left Hand of Darkness

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Ellen Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : gender; sexuality; Ursula K Le Guin; The Left Hand of Darkness; science fiction; kön; sexualitet; Ursula K Le Guin; Mörkrets Vänstra Hand; science fiction;

    Abstract : Ursula K Le Guin wrote The Left Hand of Darkness (1969) because she wanted to explore the limitations of gender and sexuality in a way that reflected the ongoing epistemic changes in her society. She created the Gethenians, an ambisexual, androgynous species that live most of their life without an assigned sex, making their entire society lack the concept of gender. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Micro-Typological Study of Shina : A Hindu Kush Language Cluster

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Avdelningen för allmän språkvetenskap

    Author : Nina Knobloch; [2019]
    Keywords : Micro-typology; Indo-Aryan languages; Greater Hindu Kush; Shina;

    Abstract : In this thesis, 9 Indo-Aryan languages which have previously been classified as Shina languages were analyzed. A cognate analysis of basic vocabulary was conducted, in order to explore the relatedness of the languages. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Bias in Sports Commentary : the CrossFit Games

    University essay from Högskolan Väst/Avd för utbildningsvetenskap och språk

    Author : Jesper Carlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : CrossFit Games; gender bias; gender and language; sex differences; sports commentator; CrossFit Games; genusbias; könsskillnader; kön och språk; sportkommentatorer;

    Abstract : This paper examines the phenomenon of gender-biased language of sports commentary in the 2019 CrossFit Games. Three events from the 2019 CrossFit Games were transcribed verbatim and analyzed to answer five hypotheses relating to the overarching question of this paper; Do commentators' talks contain noticeable differences in the mentions of female and male athletes? The results of the five hypotheses were mixed; two were confirmed, two were ambiguous, and one was refuted. READ MORE

  4. 4. Listening Difficulties in children with Developmental Phonological Disorder : A survey of parents' perception of their children's listening abilities.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Logopedi; Uppsala universitet/Logopedi

    Author : Ellika Forsberg; Lotta Ohtamaa; [2019]
    Keywords : Developmental Language Disorder; DLD; Developmental Phonological Disorder; DPD; ECLiPS; listening difficulties.;

    Abstract : Background/Aim: The British questionnaire ECLiPS (Evaluation of Children’s Listening and Processing Skills; Barry & Moore, 2015) aims to profile listening difficulties in children. The questionnaire consists of 38 statements, divided into five subscales, and a short survey with six questions about general health. READ MORE

  5. 5. You Wanna Be on Top? : A Narrative Career Study of Women’s Experiences and Strategies

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

    Author : Alice Åslander; Joel Gedin; [2019]
    Keywords : Gender; Gender Equality; Organisation; Critical Incidents; Exit; Discrimination; Female Manager; Career; Sweden; Minority Position; Coping strategy; Mentor; Sponsor; Leadership; Narrative; Genus; Jämställdhet; Organisation; Kritiska incidenter; Utträde; Diskriminering; Kvinnliga chefer; Karriär; Sverige; Minoritetsposition; Överlevnadsstrategi; Ledarskap; Narrativ;

    Abstract : In Sweden, the statistics show how women are underrepresented in organisational hierarchies; as managers, executive managers, CEOs and board of directors. Qualitative research reveals that women in management positions perceive the working life in Sweden as unequal and how men and women have different terms for making a career. READ MORE