Gender and Conversational Interaction / Edition 1

Gender and Conversational Interaction / Edition 1

by Deborah Tannen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195081943

ISBN-13: 9780195081947

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The author of the bestselling You Just Don't Understand has collected twelve papers about gender-related patterns in conversational interaction that challenge facile generalizations about gender-based styles and explore the complex relationship between gender and language. 20 line drawings.  See more details below

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The author of the bestselling You Just Don't Understand has collected twelve papers about gender-related patterns in conversational interaction that challenge facile generalizations about gender-based styles and explore the complex relationship between gender and language. 20 line drawings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195081947
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Series:
Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction3
ITalking Among Friends
1"Go Get Ya a French!": Romantic and Sexual Teasing Among Adolescent Girls17
2Cooperative Competition in Adolescent "Girl Talk,"32
3Community and Contest: Midwestern Men and Women Creating Their Worlds in Conversational Storytelling62
IIConflict Talk
4Pickle Fights: Gendered Talk in Preschool Disputes83
5Tactical Uses of Stories: Participation Frameworks Within Boys' and Girls' Disputes110
6Gender, Politeness, and Confrontation in Tenejapa144
IIIThe Relativity of Discourse Strategies
7The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies: Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender and Dominance165
8Who's Got the Floor?189
IVCritical Reviews of the Literature
9Women, Men, and Interruptions: A Critical Review231
10Understanding Gender Differences in Amount of Talk: A Critical Review of Research281
Contributors313
Index317

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