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dc.title Power and gender in humanitarian discourse en
dc.contributor.author Čechová, Hana
dc.relation.ispartof From Theory to Practice 2015
dc.identifier.issn 1805-9899 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 7
dc.citation.spage 193
dc.citation.epage 202
dc.event.title 7th International Conference on Anglophone Studies
dc.event.location Zlín
utb.event.state-en Czech Republic
utb.event.state-cs Česká republika
dc.event.sdate 2015-09-03
dc.event.edate 2015-09-04
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Tomas Bata University in Zlín
dc.subject power en
dc.subject gender en
dc.subject humanitarian discourse en
dc.subject political discourse en
dc.subject male speakers en
dc.subject female speakers en
dc.subject rhetoric en
dc.description.abstract This paper is a follow up to a 2015 pilot analysis of means employed by good-will ambassadors when delivering humanitarian speeches. The pilot study identified the existence of significant differences between male and female speech communities regarding their respective rhetoric and linguistic strategies. While aiming to do good, report on injustice, raise awareness, prevent suffering or call for aid, speakers were observed in the following criteria: status, morality, evidence, action, and power. Using the statistical data processing software SPSS Statistics, significant differences between male and female speakers were detected in typically-male strategies, namely status and evidence, which means that strategies typically associated with male speakers are also adopted by female ambassadors. This paper further analyses one of the criteria power and how its features are applied by each gender. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007492
utb.identifier.obdid 43877538
utb.identifier.wok 000409395300019
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2017-10-16T14:43:38Z
dc.date.available 2017-10-16T14:43:38Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Čechová, Hana
utb.wos.affiliation [Cechova, Hana] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Humanities, Dept Modern Languages & Literatures, Mostni 5139, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
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