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Modig eller rar, vad sa far?: En studie om Kamratpostens framställning av flickors och pojkars fritid
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Social Sciences.
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Social Sciences.
2010 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study was to shed light on how journalists describe the child’s world and what gender labels are used in their descriptions. We wanted to get a better understanding of what happens when gender is constructed.

In order to study how gender is constructed, we chose to examine how the children’s magazine Kamratposten describes children’s spare time. We chose Kamratposten because it turns to both girls and boys. In order to analyze the paper, we chose to do a discourse analysis, and used Norman Fairclough’s and Ylva Brune’s analytical models. When we analyzed the texts we studied previous research and theories about children, gender and media.

We analyzed how Kamratposten constructs girls and boys spare time. We made a qualitative content analysis of 20 articles and found that the 1700s views on gender still exist.

Thus Kamratposten ascribes girls and boys different gender roles, different behavior and activities in the articles studied. Girls seem to still be positioned in the private surroundings of the home, while boys are positioned in the public sphere. Another difference noted between the genders is the construction of a serious passive and productive girl, and a playful active mostly non-productive boy.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , p. 44
Keywords [en]
Kamratposten, gender, children, discourse, representation, media, leisure, power, construction, categorization
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Social Sciences
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-5720OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-5720DiVA, id: diva2:321408
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Journalism
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(Swedish)
Uppsok
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
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Available from: 2010-06-03 Created: 2010-05-31 Last updated: 2013-03-14Bibliographically approved

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