Mothers, Victims and Bombers: Images of Women in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
A critical discourse analysis of descriptions of Israeli and Palestinian women in the U.S. press for the period of 2002-2003.
||Critical Discourse Analysis, Public Discourses, U.S. News Discourse, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Narrative
International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp.95-102.
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Eugenie Almeida received her PH. D. in Communication from the University of Buffalo in 1991. Her dissertation research was entitled, "Facuality in Newspaper Discourse" and was published in Text as an article, entitled, "Categories of Factuality in News Discourse," With her husband and colleague, Michael J. Almeida, a professor of computer science, she then develped a partial computerization of her category system. She continued doing research on news discourse, exploring other discourse structures routinely used by American newspapers. These investigations were presented at numerous conferences, including the National Communication Association, Eastern Communication Association, International Communication Association and Southern States Communication Association. In the late 1990's, she turned her attention to the area of communication competence, and, after presenting several conference paper, published her new research in Communication Education and the International Journal of Learning. For the past five years, she has been investigating how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been portrayed by American newspapers.
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