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Gender and Language Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0340809590

ISBN-13: 9780340809594

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lia Litosseliti

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The book introduces both theoretical and applied perspectives, identifying and explaining the relevant frameworks and drawing on a range of activities/examples of how gender is constructed in discourse. The book is divided into three parts. Part I covers the historical background to the study of gender and language, moving on through past theoretical approaches to a discussion of current debates in the field, with particular emphasis on the role of discourse analysis. In Part II, gender is examined in context with chapters focussing on gender and language in education, the mass media and the workplace. Finally, Part III briefly looks at key principles and approaches to gender and language…    
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 1/27/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Putting gender and language on the map
The 'language of women' : lacking, powerless, different
The shift to discourse : the discursive construction of gendered identities
Gender and language in education
Gender and language in the media
Gender and language in the workplace
Starting points for researchers, teachers and students