Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Gender Identity Through Workplace Discourse / Edition 1

Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Gender Identity Through Workplace Discourse / Edition 1

by Janet Holmes
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405117591

ISBN-13: 9781405117593

Pub. Date: 07/12/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Gendered Talk at Work examines how women and men negotiate their gender identities as well as their professional roles in everyday workplace communication.

  • written accessibly by one of the field’s foremost researchers
  • explores the ways in which gender contributes to the interpretation of meaning in workplace interaction

Overview

Gendered Talk at Work examines how women and men negotiate their gender identities as well as their professional roles in everyday workplace communication.

  • written accessibly by one of the field’s foremost researchers
  • explores the ways in which gender contributes to the interpretation of meaning in workplace interaction
  • uses original and insightfully analyzed data to focus on the ways in which both women and men draw on gendered discourse resources to enact a range of workplace roles
  • illustrates how a qualitative analysis of workplace discourse can throw light on the many ways in which workplace discourse provides a resource for constructing gender identity as one component of our complex socio-cultural identity

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405117593
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/12/2006
Series:
Language and Social Change Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

Acknowledgements.

1. The role of gender in workplace talk.

2. Gender and leadership talk at work.

3. Relational practice – not just women’s work.

4. Humour in the workplace – not just men’s play.

5. Contest, challenge and complaint - gendered discourse?.

6. Women and men telling stories at work.

7. Giving women the last word.

Appendix: Transcription Conventions.

References.

Index.

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