Tag Archives: discourse analysis

On SAGE Insight: “We Cannot Let Them Die”: Undocumented Immigrants and Media Framing of Health Deservingness in the United States

From Qualitative Health Research The extent to which the U.S. government should provide health services to undocumented immigrants has been a topic of heated debate in recent years. While human rights frameworks support the notion of universal access to health … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: “It Was . . . the Word ‘Scrotum’ on the First Page”: Educators’ Perspectives of Controversial Literature

From Journal of Teacher Education Marking Banned Books Week 2018 In this study, authors explore the perceptions preservice teachers (PSTs) and school librarians have toward using challenged and banned books with K-12 readers. We seek to understand how preservice educators think … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Faking to finish: Women’s accounts of feigning sexual pleasure to end unwanted sex

From Sexualities This study explores the ways in which women account for ‘problem’ sex and the links they made between these accounts and faking orgasm. A group of female undergraduate students in Canada were interviewed around the themes of talking … Continue reading

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Is ‘gene talk’ used to shift responsibility for ‘fat’ problems?

The role of genes in talking about overweight: An analysis of discourse on genetics, overweight and health risks in relation to nutrigenomics From The Public Understanding of Science This study looks at how it is evident from everyday talk that information … Continue reading

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When battered women fight back stereotyping can kick in

But most of all, they fought together’: Judicial attributions for sentences in convicting battered women who kill From Psychology of Women Quarterly The topic of domestic abuse remains a controversial issue when it comes to determining punishment for battered women who … Continue reading

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