Discourse analysis as a tool for understanding gender identity, representation, and equality / Nazmunnessa Mahtab, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh [and 5 others], [editors].

  • Hershey : Information Science Reference, [2016]
  • ©2016
1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrations (some color)


Advances in linguistics and communication studies (ALCS) book series
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"This book provides a thorough analysis of what language use and linguistic expression can teach us about gender identity in addition to current discussions on topics related to women's rights and gender inequality"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Preface
  • Acknowledgement
  • Intersections of gender, sex and power : control over women's bodies & sexuality amongst the bangladeshi diaspora in Britain / Lubna Ferdowsi, The University of Hull, United Kingdom
  • Implications of citizenship discourse on female labour force participation : a case study of Bangladeshi women in the UK / Masreka Khan, Erciyes University, Turkey
  • Migration affecting masculinities : the consequences of migration on the construction of masculinities of migrant Bangladeshi men living in the United Kingdom / Abu Saleh Mohammad Sowad, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • An analysis of Iranian women's activism to change the law / Fariba Parsa, George Mason University, USA
  • The effect of colonialism on the Bangladeshi female immigrant in Britain / Dr. J. Sunita Peacock; Slippery Rock University, USA, Dr. Shaheen A. Chowdhury, College of Dupage, USA
  • Culturally gendered : the institutionalization of men and masculinities in society and corporations / Ben Tran, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, USA
  • Agency, gender identities and clothing consumption : the discourse on garment workers / Fatema Rouson Jahan, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Disparity between boys and girls : concerning sports in the secondary level academic institutions / Afsana Islam, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Permanently temporary : the production of migrant workers through Canada's temporary foreign worker program and the neoliberalization of citizenship / Fariah Chowdhury, Toronto, Canada
  • Equality and differences : some feminist thoughts / Rashida Khanum, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Struggle against ICT based violence : locating socialization process of young men as a hidden cause of women's vulnerability / Mehbuba Jabin, BRAC, Bangladesh
  • Feminism, women making a difference / Valerie Naidoo, WomenaireSociety, India
  • Contributors.
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