publication . Bachelor thesis . 2013

Hen på bibliotek : En diskursanalys av genusintresserade bibliotekariers tal om begreppet hen

Almström, Vera Henrika;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för ABM
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
This master’s thesis looks at discourses that use the pronoun ”hen”. The media debate in Sweden over this pronoun in 2012 started in connection with the publishing of a children’s picture book: Kivi och monsterhund, by Jesper Lundqvist and Bettina Jansson. The essay investigates how eight librarians, who take an interest in and work with gender issues, talk about the pronoun hen and about this picture book and other books that have characters which are not named as a sex/gender. The essay takes a discursive perspective on reality and on the construction of knowledge and carries out a discourse analysis of the librarians’ talk in the qualitative interviews that w...
Subjects
free text keywords: Discourse analysis, Librarians, Language, Gender, Pronoun, Children, Books and reading, diskursanalys, bibliotekarier, språk och kön, pronomen, barn, böcker och läsning, könsmaktsordning
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