Author(s): İsmail BALIKÇIOĞLU, Kamil KANIPEK, Şerife İNCİRLİLİ, Tutku AKTER

In communal living, sexual orientation is exposed to both exclusion and marginalization especially because of the patriarchal communal organization. It may be said that the ones named as homosexuals and have different sexual orientation encounter many difficulties in their daily life arising from the reason of the obdurate stance of the paternalistic structure in respect of the communal gender identity. If the media tools are thought as broadcasting with the perspective of patriarchy, as Neumann’s Spiral of Silence Model, the individuals who are not supported by the media will stop speaking and hold their tongue as they think that their thoughts will not be accepted in communal platform and they may be excluded as they are in minority. It is seemed that the homosexuals who are not supported by the media tools and reflected with their negative sides, are handled within the frame of the man dominated ideology when regarding movies. The cinema, which is one of the media tools that has an influence on human standpoint, may marginalize the homosexual individuals and might give rise to the homosexuals to be perceived as contrarian to the communal values. Within this scope, the sexist and marginalized discourses found in the movies as well as the communal resources of the discourses will be studied with the critical discourse analysis


You can send your paper at Online Submission System

  • The Journal of International Social Research / Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi ISSN: 1307-9581, an international, peer-reviewed, on the web publication, from 2007 will be issued least four times annualy.
  • Our journal is an independent academic publication based on research in social sciences, contributing to its field and trying to publish scientific articles that will bring innovation to the original and social sciences.
  • The journal has got an international editorial board and referee board, mainly embodied from the each individually professional on the social research fields.
  • Uluslararası Sosyal Araştırmalar Dergisi / The Journal of International Social Research became a member of Cross Reff since 2014 and started to assign DOI numbers to the articles. image
Google Scholar citation report
Citations : 7760

The Journal of International Social Research received 7760 citations as per Google Scholar report

The Journal of International Social Research peer review process verified by publons
Get the App