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Kvinnlig offside: En kvalitativ diskursanalys kring hur kvinnor porträtteras inom ishockey i svensk kvällspress.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this study, we will examine how women in ice hockey portrayed. The aim is to find out how women are portrayed in hockey where there is a strong male hegemony. Both in sport but also in sports newsrooms who writes about sports right (Fink, 2014).The study has worked with Norman Fairclough's interpretation of the concept of discourse that includes, besides a theoretical section also a practical approach termed CDA, critical discourse analysis. Using discourse analysis, linguistic tools and journalism, the study examined issues around which social structures contributes to the image that is portrayed by female hockey. How the female discourse is portrayed within hockey against male discourse with in ice hockey and what words and expressions are used to describe women ice hockey in Swedish evening press articles by close reading and analysis.In the analysis of the material, the study found patterns. These patterns were then categorized in the analysis section in the form of themes. This patterns were concluded after recognizing words and sentences in the analyzed texts.The result shows that ice hockey for women are often in the evening press texts described as a secondary version of ice hockey for men and that it is a male hegemony that governs the reporting on hockey for women and that women are often attributed to gender that establishes the male discourse in sports.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 53 p.
Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Kritisk, Norman Fairclough, genus, sportjournalistik, ishockey, journalistik, diskursanalys
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-58441Local ID: f056d129-d1b9-4118-8433-72dbbda968f8OAI: diva2:1031829
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 15 credits
Educational program
Media and Communication Science, bachelor's level
Validerat; 20160606 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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