Untying The Tongue

Untying The Tongue

by Linda Longmire, Lisa Merrill
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0275973158

ISBN-13: 9780275973155

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The words and grammatical structure of a given language are the most basic building blocks of thought and communication; they reflect the ways speakers communicate with others and conceptualize themselves and their world. Since language reflects a culture's biases and inequities, a socially constructed, gendered power differential between men and women may lead each

Overview

The words and grammatical structure of a given language are the most basic building blocks of thought and communication; they reflect the ways speakers communicate with others and conceptualize themselves and their world. Since language reflects a culture's biases and inequities, a socially constructed, gendered power differential between men and women may lead each to have very different relationships to language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275973155
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Linda Longmire and Lisa Merrill

Gender and the Word

Masculinist Generic Language and the U.S. Woman's Rights Movement, 1850-1920 by Lou Ann Matossian

The French Connection: Luce Irigaray and International Research on Language and Gender by Gail M. Schwab

The Possessive, Gender, and Subjectivity by Katherine Stephenson

Chinese Sexist Language, Behavior, and Cultural Attitudes by Kathleen G. Williamson and Huang Pang

Gender and the Image

Writing Lives and Telling Tales: Visions and Revisions by Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt

Reading Our Selves in The Cannibal Galaxy by Patricia A. Brieschke

Females and Feminism in New Yorker Cartoons by Phyllis R. Randall

Basic Instinct: Does Hollywood Instinctively Marginalize Lesbians and Gays by Michael P. Kelley

Gender, Power, and the Media

Spectatorship and Complicity: Who Is the "Accused" in Popular Film's Depiction of Gender and Violence by Lisa Merrill

Evolving Images of Women and Men: The Construction of Gender Roles on MTV by Patricia A. Sullivan

Teaching Theoretical Perspectives in the Gender and Communication Classroom: From Biology to Hegemony in Coach by Lynn H. Turner

Toward a Feminist Pedagogy: Using Television to Explore Gender and Communication Issues in the Classroom by Deborah Petersen-Perlman

Power and Pedagogy

The Grammar of Connected Teaching by Daniel J. Shea

Voices Seldom Heard: A Descriptive Analysis of Female and Male Teachers' Positive Interactions with Young People by Richard West

(Re)telling the Old Tales: The Emerging Voices of Women in English and Mathematics by Cheryl Forbes and Allen Emerson

Lab Coats and Little Girls: The Science Experiences of Women Majoring in Biology and Education at a Private University by Janice Koch

Power and Relation at Home and at Work

Women and Friends in the Workplace: A Study of Coworker Relationships and the Communication within Them by Amy S. Korpi

Case Management: Nurses and Physicians Confronting Gendered Organization by R. J. Kivatisky

Communication Patterns and Decision Making: A Comparison of Third-Party Assessments and Couple Self-Reports by Deborah Ballard-Reisch, Mary Elton, and Daniel J. Weigel

Power and Empowerment

A Feminist Guide to Studying Self-Esteem in Communication by Victoria DeFrancisco and Angela Allison

Enhancing Argumentativeness and Argumentative Behavior: The Influence of Gender and Training by Roberta L. Kosberg and Andrew S. Rancer

Strategic Storytelling: Constructing Self through Narrative and Nautilus by Mary-Jeanette Smythe

Women's Spirituality: Attitudes, Visions, and Health by Linda A. M. Perry

Postmodern Possibilities: Gender, Power, and Moral Development by Linda Longmire and Timothy H. Smith

Index

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