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Is Language Intrinsically ‘Fascist’? The Relationship between Gender Across Languages and Ostracism

Author D’Angelo, Francesca Affiliation Department of Human Studies, University of Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, 84084 Fisciano (SA), Italy Abstract The present work aims to answer the question of whether and under what circumstances the language can be considered as intrinsically ‘fascist’ (Barthes 1978), in that it compels us to speak in a certain […]

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Means of representing a male assaulter and a female victim in media texts

Author Filatova, Alina Mikhailovna Affiliation Samara University of Public Administration “International Market Institute” Ulitsa Grigoriya Aksakova 21, Samara 443030, Russia Abstract The article deals with lexical means of representation of male assaulter and female victim images in English-language media texts covering sexual scandals. The sexual scandal stems from gender conflict, which is based on relations […]

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Gender stereotypes in Malaysian parliamentary debates

Author1 Maya Khemlani David Affiliation Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Author2 Yeok Meng Ngeow Affiliation Section for Co-curricular Courses, External Faculty Electives & TITAS, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Abstract This study sets out to examine the level of sensitivity towards gender in political discourse in Parliament in […]