Language and Gender A Reader

ISBN-10: 1405191279

ISBN-13: 9781405191272

Edition: 2nd 2011

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List price: $29.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 3/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 634
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

#60;b#62;Jennifer Coates#60;/b#62; is Professor Emeritus of English Language and Linguistics at Roehampton University London. She is author of #60;i#62;Women Talk#60;/i#62; (Wiley-Blackwell, 1996), #60;i#62;Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities#60;/i#62; (Wiley-Blackwell, 2003), #60;i#62;Women, Men and Language#60;/i#62; (3#60;sup#62;rd#60;/sup#62; edition, 2004), and #60;i#62;The Sociolinguistics of Narrative#60;/i#62; (edited with Joanna Thornborrow, 2005). She was made a Fellow of the English Association in 2002.#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Pia Pichler#60;/b#62; is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is co-editor of #60;i#62;Gender and Spoken Interaction#60;/i#62; (with Eva Eppler, 2009), and author of #60;i#62;Talking Young Femininities#60;/i#62; (2009).

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Gender Differences in Pronunciation and Grammar
Yanyuwa: �Men speak one way, women speak another�
Sex and Covert Prestige
Linguistic Variation and Social Function
Girl-talk/Boy-talk: Sex Differences in Adolescent Speech
Black Women in the Rural South: Conservative and Innovative
Gender and Sociolinguistic Variation
Gender and Conversational Practice
Complimenting - A Positive Politeness Strategy
Cooperation and Competition Across Girls' Play Activities
Expressions of Gender: An Analysis of Pupils' Gendered Discourse Styles in Small Group Classroom Discussions
Gender and the Use of Exclamation Points in Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of Exclamations Posted to Two Electronic Discussion Lists
Gender, Power, and Dominance in Mixed Talk
Women's Place in Everyday Talk: Reflections on Parent-Child Interaction
The Sounds of Silence: How Men Silence Women in Marital Relations
Talk Control: An Illustration from the Classroom of Problems in Analysing Male Dominance of Conversation
Participation in Electronic Discourse in a �Feminist� Field
Zuiqian �Deficient Mouth�: Discourse, Gender and Domestic Violence in Urban China
Same-Sex Talk
Gossip Revisited: Language in All-Female Groups
�Why Be Normal?�: Language and Identity Practices in a Community of Nerd Girls
Hybrid or In Between Cultures: Traditions of Marriage in a Group of British Bangladeshi Girls
Performing Gender Identity: Young Men's Talk and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity
Pushing at the Boundaries: The Expression of Alternative Masculinities
Playing the Straight Man: Displaying and Maintaining Male Heterosexuality in Discourse
Women's Talk in the Public Domain
Female Speakers of Japanese in Transition
Governed by the Rules? The Female Voice in Parliamentary Debates
�Doing Femininity� at Work: More than Just Relational Practice
Communities of Practice at Work: Gender, Facework and the Power of Habitus at an All-Female Police Station and a Feminist Crisis Intervention Center in Brazil
Trial Discourse and Judicial Decision-Making: Constraining the Boundaries of Gendered Identities
Language, Gender, and Sexuality
Lesbian Bar Talk in Shinjuku, Tokyo
Boys' Talk: Hindi, Moustaches and Masculinity in New Delhi
Queering Gay Men's English
Indexing Polyphonous Identity in the Speech of African American Drag Queens
Language and Sexuality in Spanish and English Dating Chats
Theoretical Debates (1): Gender or Power?
�Women's Language� or �Powerless Language�?
Are �Powerless� Communication Strategies the Japanese Norm?
When the Doctor is a �Lady�: Power, Status and Gender in Physician-Patient Encounters
Theoretical Debates (2): Difference or Dominance?
A Cultural Approach to Male-Female Miscommunication
Asymmetries: Women and Men Talking at Cross-Purposes
Selling the Apolitical
Theoretical Debates (3): When is Gender Relevant?
Whose Text? Whose Context?
Gender Relevance in Talk-in-Interaction and Discourse
Yes, But Is It Gender?
New Directions in Language and Gender Research
Communities of Practice: Where Language, Gender, and Power All Live
Gender and Language Ideologies
Social Constructionism, Postmodernism and Feminist Sociolinguistics
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