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Author Atanga, Lilian Lem.

Title Gender, discourse and power in the Cameroonian Parliament / Lilian Lem Atanga
Published Bamenda, Cameroon : Langaa RPCIG, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 261 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction and background -- Approaches to gender, power and discourse analysis -- Gender differences in parliamentary talk -- 'Traditional' gendered discourses articulated in the Cameroonian parliament -- Legitimating 'a model traditional Cameroonian woman' -- Modern 'progressive' gendered discourses in the Cameroonian parliament -- Discursive strategies in legitimating 'positive action for women' -- Summary, recommendations and conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-253)
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Subject Sex role -- Cameroon.
Sexism in language -- Cameroon.
Women legislators -- Cameroon.
Women -- Political activity -- Cameroon.
Cameroon -- Politics and government -- 1982-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789956616084 (ebook)
9789956715305 (electronic bk.)
9956616087 (ebook)
9956715301 (electronic bk.)