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Femonics : gender and language in South Africa school history texts

  title={Femonics : gender and language in South Africa school history texts},
  author={Sonja Schoeman},
  • S. Schoeman
  • Published 2 November 2012
  • Sociology, Linguistics
This lecture deals with gender and language in school texts; how it manifested, with what consequences and how it can be addressed. A qualitative intrinsic case study of a sample of school History texts from three textbooks published post-2004 was conducted to determine the extent of the use of gender-inclusive/exclusive language in the texts. The micro-level critical discourse analysis of the linguistic elements and texture of the texts revealed that on the 258 pages analysed, 642 occurrences… 

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