Gender Representation in Indonesia EFL Textbook (A Critical Analysis of Buku Bahasa Inggris Exercise Published by Kemdikbud)

Aslim Zahri, 231324277 (2018) Gender Representation in Indonesia EFL Textbook (A Critical Analysis of Buku Bahasa Inggris Exercise Published by Kemdikbud). Skripsi thesis, UIN Ar-Raniry Banda Aceh.

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Textbook is one of the materials in teaching learning process which is regularly used by both teachers and students at school. Textbook should be a representation of gender equality it such as gender bias. Thus, this research was conducted to examine if both gender are represented equally in the English textbook of Senior High School in Banda Aceh. This research aims at answering the question “Does the English Textbook represent gender equally?”. The researcher chose the textbook after doing an experimental teaching in the school and doing a mini survey in one school in Banda Aceh. To answer the research questions, document analysis method was applied to this research. Every pages of the textbooks was analyzed to discover five aspects.They are visibility, firstness, feminine/masculine generic construction, activity, and occupation. After doing the analysis, it can be concluded that the textbook contains different level of gender bias in the exercise in every chapter. Male were dominant in two categories which were occupation and activity. While female only have a dominant number in the visibility category. Over all, the author of the textbook has tried to promote gender equity in the textbook. Male were still dominant in the textbooks. The textbook in this research still contain gender bias issues. Thus, it is expected to be revised in order to gender representation in the all of textbook will be represented equally.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi)
Additional Information: Pembimbing : 1. Ms. Nashriyah, MA; 2. Khairiah Syahabuddin, M.HSc.ESL., M. TESOL., Ph.D
Uncontrolled Keywords: Gender Bias, Textbook Exercise, Gender Representation
Subjects: 300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 370 Education (Pendidikan) > 372 Pendidikan dasar > 372.6 Bahasa (Ketrampilan Komunikasi)
Divisions: Fakultas Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > S1 Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Aslim Zahri Zahri
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 09:01
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2018 09:01

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