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Genusperspektiv i svenska skolans läromedel: En granskning av fördelningen av män och kvinnor i läroböcker i ämnet historia
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Department of Cultural Sciences.
2016 (Swedish)Student paper other, 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Gender perspective in swedish textbooks : An examination of the distribution between men and women in history textbooks (English)
Abstract [en]

This work has been emanated from a qualitative content analysis and the distribution between men and women is examined in eight Swedish textbooks in the subject of history.

All textbooks are adapted to teaching at secondary school and high school, and are suited to the former curriculum Lpo 94, Lpf 94 and the latest curriculum Lgr 11 Lgy 11.

The study includes three moments where the number of men and women are distributed, the mentioned women in the textbooks character index is sorted into the era they distinguished.

In the final moment the total numbers of mentioned women is distributed into the category they represent. Women that has been some kind of royalties or a high position leader is the dominating category. The results in the three moment is presented by bargraphs and line charts.

The study shows that women are under-represented in all history textbooks that has been used in this study, but there has been a percental increase in the number of women in the textbooks that are adapted to the latest curriculum Lgr and Lgy from 2011.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 47 p.
Keyword [sv]
Genus, Genusteori, Jämställdhet, Läroböcker, Historia, Läroplan, Kursplan, Innehållsanalys
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-50058OAI: diva2:908302
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Teacher Education Programme for Upper Secondary School, 300/330 credits
Available from: 2016-03-11 Created: 2016-03-02 Last updated: 2016-03-11Bibliographically approved

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