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Hvilket skab - moderskabet eller medborgerskabet? En kritisk diskursanalyse af "Amning - en håndbog til sundhedspersonale"

Patursson, Liv LU (2011) STVK01 20111
Department of Political Science
Abstract
The aim with this thesis was to analyse and discuss the language used in the handbook ”Amning – en håndbog for sundhedspersonale” with a critical discourse analysis approach in the field of democratic and feminist theory. With a critical approach to the natural as always being the best, I found, that Sundhedsstyrelsen are very selective in their scientific research, and that some times, we are only being shown half of the truth. I pointed out, that this is a big problem, because of the high status Sundhedsstyrelsen has, both when it concerns individual interpretation of their sayings, but also in additional material being created with namely Sundhedsstyrelsen as a valid source of information. My biggest concern, concentrates on the... (More)
The aim with this thesis was to analyse and discuss the language used in the handbook ”Amning – en håndbog for sundhedspersonale” with a critical discourse analysis approach in the field of democratic and feminist theory. With a critical approach to the natural as always being the best, I found, that Sundhedsstyrelsen are very selective in their scientific research, and that some times, we are only being shown half of the truth. I pointed out, that this is a big problem, because of the high status Sundhedsstyrelsen has, both when it concerns individual interpretation of their sayings, but also in additional material being created with namely Sundhedsstyrelsen as a valid source of information. My biggest concern, concentrates on the illustration created about the perfect breastfeeding motherhood, and how this shows to include a reduced possibility for women to use their public-life-membership, which additionally affect the whole construction of male-female inequality that we still find in our society. (Less)
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author
Patursson, Liv LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK01 20111
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
moderskab, medborgerskab, diskurs, naturligt, ligestilling
language
Danish
id
1966828
date added to LUP
2011-06-20 14:28:06
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2011-06-20 14:28:06
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  abstract     = {The aim with this thesis was to analyse and discuss the language used in the handbook ”Amning – en håndbog for sundhedspersonale” with a critical discourse analysis approach in the field of democratic and feminist theory. With a critical approach to the natural as always being the best, I found, that Sundhedsstyrelsen are very selective in their scientific research, and that some times, we are only being shown half of the truth. I pointed out, that this is a big problem, because of the high status Sundhedsstyrelsen has, both when it concerns individual interpretation of their sayings, but also in additional material being created with namely Sundhedsstyrelsen as a valid source of information. My biggest concern, concentrates on the illustration created about the perfect breastfeeding motherhood, and how this shows to include a reduced possibility for women to use their public-life-membership, which additionally affect the whole construction of male-female inequality that we still find in our society.},
  author       = {Patursson, Liv},
  keyword      = {moderskab,medborgerskab,diskurs,naturligt,ligestilling},
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  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hvilket skab - moderskabet eller medborgerskabet? En kritisk diskursanalyse af "Amning - en håndbog til sundhedspersonale"},
  year         = {2011},
}