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Video: "Naughty boys and sexy girls" - Cathrine Norberg, 2016-09-28

Published: 6 October 2016

- The characteristics and activities attributed to boys and girls on the Web?

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How do we talk about girls and boys? And does it matter? In a study of how boys and girls are described on the web Cathrine Norberg, researcher in English linguistics at Luleå University of Technology, discuss whether the way we talk about girls and boys have an impact on what they are supposed to do and be, and what happens when normative expectations are broken. How lively can a girl, for example, be before she considered intrusive?

Cathrine Norberg

Cathrine Norberg, Professor

Phone: +46 (0)920 492189
Organisation: English, Specialization in Didactics, Education and Languages, Department of Health, Education and Technology