publication . Article . 2016

Gender Roles in Pakistani-urdu Wedding Songs

Syeda Bushra Zaidi;
Open Access English
  • Published: 13 Jun 2016 Journal: JEELS (Journal of English Education and Linguistics Studies) (issn: 2407-2575, eissn: 2503-2194, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Kediri
This qualitative study of Pakistani-Urdu wedding songs allows a closer look at the gender situation, and towards the understanding of the process of construction and perpetuation of gender-based stereotypes. However, the major concern of this study is to understand the portrayal of each gender along with the question that does such portrayal underlines the traditional gender roles and gender inequality. Taking a discourse analysis perspective, this study analyzes textual data from the lyrics of the seventeen wedding songs. The song selection was based on purposive sampling technique. The data were collected through transcription and recording of the audios of th...
free text keywords: Education (General), L7-991, English language, PE1-3729, Kinship, Discourse analysis, Gender studies, Qualitative research, Thematic analysis, Normative, Gender psychology, Gender history, Lyrics, Social psychology, Psychology
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