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Vem är mannen i läroboken?: En analys med fokus på män i Svenska som andraspråk 1 och Engelska 5
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of language studies.
2019 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Who is the Man in the Textbook? : A study of male characteristics in textbooks for English and Swedish as a second language at Swedish upper secondary school level. (English)
Abstract [en]

This study investigates how men are portrayed in two different textbooks designed for courses in English 5 and Swedish as a second langue 1 at Swedish upper secondary school level. By examining which type of character traits male characters display in mentioned textbooks the goal was to decide whether main characters of the male sex are portrayed as gender stereotypical or not. Discourse analysis, social constructionism theory and systematic functional linguistics have been used to reach the conclusion that examined textbooks do portray male characters in a gender stereotypical manner. The results show that nine out of ten characters have stereotypically male character traits. The two most common characteristics are successful and aggressive

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2019. , p. 54
Keywords [sv]
maskulinitet, läromedel, genus, svenska som andraspråk, läromedelsanalys, socialkonstruktionism
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-161344OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-161344DiVA, id: diva2:1334192
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Examensarbete för lärarexamen
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Ämneslärarprogrammet - gymnasieskolan
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Available from: 2019-07-02 Created: 2019-07-02 Last updated: 2019-07-02Bibliographically approved

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