Language and Gender / Edition 1

Language and Gender / Edition 1

by Penelope Eckert, Sally McConnell-Ginet
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521654262

ISBN-13: 9780521654265

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women; challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender; highlights the individual's role in the expression of gender stereotyping; includes a range of text types as diverse as personal ads, wildlife…  See more details below

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Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women; challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender; highlights the individual's role in the expression of gender stereotyping; includes a range of text types as diverse as personal ads, wildlife documentary, literary fiction, advertisements, and classical music programmes; and includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521654265
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
378
Sales rank:
1,207,399
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Constructing deconstructing and reconstructing gender9
2Linking the linguistic to the social52
3Organizing talk91
4Making social moves129
5Positioning ideas and subjects157
6Saying and implying192
7Mapping the world228
8Working the market: use of varieties266
9Fashioning selves305
Bibliography333
Index357

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