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Untying the Tongue Gender, Powe, and the Word

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ISBN-10: 0275973158

ISBN-13: 9780275973155

Edition: N/A

Authors: Linda Longmire, Lisa Merrill, WJ Cody

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The words and grammatical structure of a given language are the most basic building blocks of thought and communication; they reflect the ways speakers conceptualize themselves and their world and communicate with others. Since language reflects a culture's biases and inequities, a socially constructed, gendered power differential between men and women may lead each to have very different relationships to language. The essays in this collection explore some of the ways in which power and its expression (or repression) is gendered. The contributors seek to discover contexts and patterns within which power is articulated, reproduced, and ultimately transformed. While some contributors provide…    
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List price: $35.00
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 2/28/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 328
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

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