Changing perspectives: A diachronic corpus-based critical discourse analysis on the portrayal of sex education in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore, 2000-2019

Liyuan GAO

Research output: Other contributionHonours Projects

Abstract

The purpose of this corpus-based study was to explore the portrayal of sex education in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Singapore in two periods. Six sub-corpora were built based on news articles from online databases for further critical discourse analysis. Findings suggested that sex education was portrayed differently depending on the time and the region/country. Discussion focuses on the factors related to the diachronic changes and regional differences including political, social, and cultural aspects.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Sex education
  • Corpus analysis
  • Critical discourse analysis
  • Honours Project (HP)
  • Bachelor of Education (Honours) (English Language) (Five-year Full-time)
  • Programme code: A5B059
  • Course code: ENG4905

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