Resistance Discourse against Gender Discrimination: A Critical Discourse Analysis Study

Nurfitriani, Annisa (2022) Resistance Discourse against Gender Discrimination: A Critical Discourse Analysis Study. Skripsi thesis, Universitas Negeri Padang.


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This research analyzed resistance against gender discrimination in a US-based feminist magazine, Ms. Employing Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA), this research aimed to find the discourse topics and discourse strategies used in ten selected news and opinion articles published by Ms. and to reveal how the feminist magazine resist gender discrimination and try to make a change in society based on their ideology through discourse. This study focused in examining how the writers of the articles and Ms. as a feminist media present themselves and other groups based on their belief. This researcher used qualitative method and employed van Djik‟s Ideological Square (2000) or positive self and negative other- presentation as the theoretical framework to analyze the data. From the selected articles, the researcher collected 188 data. Nine discourse topics and 22 discourse strategies were found in the data. The findings of this research reveal that the topics discussed in the selected articles were not only limited on gender issues but also included racism and democracy issues. Moreover, various discourse strategies were used in the selected articles to convey negative presentation towards the out-groups (e.g. patriarchy, authoritarianism, and corporate-media) and positive self-presentation towards the in-groups (e.g. feminism, women, and feminist media). Key words: CDA, Feminist media, Ideological Square, Discourse Topics, Discourse Strategies

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Thesis advisorIrawan, Andi MuhammadUNSPECIFIED
CorrectorArdi, HavidUNSPECIFIED
CorrectorHamzah, HamzahUNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Wacana Kritis
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0080 Criticism
Divisions: Fakultas Bahasa dan Seni > Bahasa dan Sastra Inggris - S1
Depositing User: Nurismen S.Sos
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2023 03:51
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2023 03:51

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