New CASS Briefing: Opposing Gay Rights in UK Parliament

March 18, 2014

CASS has just released a new briefing of new research. This one is related to work done by Robbie Love and Paul Baker, on the topic of Opposing gay rights in UK Parliament: Then and now. In the briefing, they ask: How has the expression of opposition to gay rights changed in Parliamentary speeches in recent years? How are discussions of gay people involved in these changes? To what extent could these arguments be seen as homophobic? 

The briefing is available here: http://cass.lancs.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/CASS-Gay-Rights.pdf

The full list of briefings currently available is here: http://cass.lancs.ac.uk/?page_id=956

CASS (the Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science) is an ESRC-funded research centre located at Lancaster University and operating in partnership with the University Centre for Computer Corpus Research on Language (UCREL) and the Academy of Social Sciences.

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