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Könsmaktsordningen - utmanad eller upprätthållen i offentlig politik?

Fält, Isabella LU (2015) STVK02 20151
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This study is of qualitative nature where the problem area, domestic violence, is analyzed through feminist theory, aided by a critical discourse analysis. The study aims to reveal if the discourse of an official report from the Swedish government, named SOU 2014:49, challenges or maintains a gender power order. This structure exists in the society and maintains men’s superiority to women and reinforces by men's violence against women. It also outlines the theoretical framework of feminist theory, used to process the gender power order, when the analysis of SOU 2014:49 was implemented. By analyzing the report in terms of gender and power the analysis consists of examining whether the discourses in the report can be seen as maintaining or... (More)
This study is of qualitative nature where the problem area, domestic violence, is analyzed through feminist theory, aided by a critical discourse analysis. The study aims to reveal if the discourse of an official report from the Swedish government, named SOU 2014:49, challenges or maintains a gender power order. This structure exists in the society and maintains men’s superiority to women and reinforces by men's violence against women. It also outlines the theoretical framework of feminist theory, used to process the gender power order, when the analysis of SOU 2014:49 was implemented. By analyzing the report in terms of gender and power the analysis consists of examining whether the discourses in the report can be seen as maintaining or challenging the gender hierarchy. Through careful reading of the material and with the analytical tools of critical discourse analysis, three prominent discourses emerged: the discourse surrounding the violent person, the abused and the explanations of the violent acts. Together they show a comprehensive picture of how the assessment interprets and presents the problem of domestic violence, based on the theoretical framework, which concludes the fact that the gender hierarchy is maintained in the discourses analyzed in the report. (Less)
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author
Fält, Isabella LU
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STVK02 20151
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type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
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keywords
Critical discourse analysis, Feminist theory., Domestic violence, Gender power order, Official reports from the Swedish government
language
Swedish
id
7759602
date added to LUP
2015-09-09 16:25:47
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2015-09-09 16:25:47
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  abstract     = {This study is of qualitative nature where the problem area, domestic violence, is analyzed through feminist theory, aided by a critical discourse analysis. The study aims to reveal if the discourse of an official report from the Swedish government, named SOU 2014:49, challenges or maintains a gender power order. This structure exists in the society and maintains men’s superiority to women and reinforces by men's violence against women. It also outlines the theoretical framework of feminist theory, used to process the gender power order, when the analysis of SOU 2014:49 was implemented. By analyzing the report in terms of gender and power the analysis consists of examining whether the discourses in the report can be seen as maintaining or challenging the gender hierarchy. Through careful reading of the material and with the analytical tools of critical discourse analysis, three prominent discourses emerged: the discourse surrounding the violent person, the abused and the explanations of the violent acts. Together they show a comprehensive picture of how the assessment interprets and presents the problem of domestic violence, based on the theoretical framework, which concludes the fact that the gender hierarchy is maintained in the discourses analyzed in the report.},
  author       = {Fält, Isabella},
  keyword      = {Critical discourse analysis,Feminist theory.,Domestic violence,Gender power order,Official reports from the Swedish government},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Könsmaktsordningen - utmanad eller upprätthållen i offentlig politik?},
  year         = {2015},
}