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Representation, språk och makt: I debatten om transpersoner och identitetspolitik
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This thesis is a study of the language about representation of transgender people in a debate about identity politics in feminism and the left wing movement that took place in several newspapers during November 2014. The aim of the study was to analyze how power is created in the language. Text analysis was used as method and Stuart Hall about representation, Judith Butler on the heterosexual matrix as the ruling discourse and Norman Faircloughs critical discourse analysis as the theoretical basis. The authors of the analyzed material was found to have different approach to power. Some argued that transgender representation is important from a power consideration and may challenge the dominant discourse. Others that representation does not have any major significance against the economic power of the ruling class which should be what the movement should fight against.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , p. 67
Keywords [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keywords [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Identitetspolitik, transpersoner, vänsterrörelse, feminism, representation, debatt, heterosexuella, matrisen, heteronorm, kritisk, diskursanalys, Norman Fairclough, textanalys, Judith Butler, Stuart Hall
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URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-43297Local ID: 12d1f5be-3229-46bd-a35b-ccb2ba79e502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-43297DiVA, id: diva2:1016528
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Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
Media and Communication Science, bachelor's level
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Validerat; 20151024 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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