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Words and Women
     

Words and Women

by Casey Miller, Kate Swift
 

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A good-humored look at how the English language has perpetuated gender bias and how it is responding to new perceptions of women and men. Words And Women is the landmark work that reveals the sexual biases present in our everyday speech and writing—and shows how they affect women's and men's perceptions of the world and one another.

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A good-humored look at how the English language has perpetuated gender bias and how it is responding to new perceptions of women and men. Words And Women is the landmark work that reveals the sexual biases present in our everyday speech and writing—and shows how they affect women's and men's perceptions of the world and one another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385048576
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/01/1977
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
200

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