Gender stereotypes in Malaysian Parliament: A content analysis

Ngeow, Y.M. and David, M.K. and David, S.C.Y. (2010) Gender stereotypes in Malaysian Parliament: A content analysis. In: Proceedings of 2010 International Conference on Humanities, Historical and Social Sciences (CHHSS 2010), 26-28 February, 2010, Singapore. (Unpublished)


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This study examines the use of sexist language and gender stereotypes in the parliamentary debates in the Malaysian parliament. Given the prevalence of the majority male Members of Parliament (MPs) as well as their dominance in the Parliament, this study discusses and analyses patterns of gender stereotyping and the social implications arising from their discourse.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Stereotypes(Social psychology), Sexism in language, Language and sex,Language and languages--Sex differences,Parliamentary practice, Debates and debating.
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: Faculty of Languages and Linguistics
Depositing User: Mr Mohd Fazli Zainordin
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 08:28
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 08:27

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