Gender, Language and New Literacy: A Multilingual Analysis

Gender, Language and New Literacy: A Multilingual Analysis

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ISBN-13: 9780826432186
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 03/01/2009
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author


Eva-Maria Thüne is Professor of German Linguistics at the University of Bologna, Italy.

Carla Bazzanella is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Torino, Italy.

Simona Leonardi is Associate Professor of Germanic Philology at the University Federico II, Naples, Italy.

Table of Contents

Contributors 1. Introduction, Carla Bazzanella, Eva-Maria Thüne and Simona Leonardi (University of Turin, University of Bologna & University of Naples Federico II, Italy) 2. Czech: friendly to Women?, Svetla Cmejrková (Czech Language Institute, Czech Republic) 3. Treatment of 'woman' and 'man' in the Dutch Word Thesaurus, Ingrid van Alphen and Alessandra Corda (University of Amsterdam & Leiden University, The Netherlands) 4. Gender in the English Word Thesaurus, Camilla Bettoni (University of Verona, Italy) 5. The German Word Thesaurus and socio-cultural models, Eva-Maria Thüne and Simona Leonardi (University of Bologna & University of Naples Federico II, Italy) 6. Gender construction and the Word Thesaurus for Greek, Marianna Katsoyannou and Dionysis Goutsos (University of Cyprus, Cyprus & University of Athens, Greece) 7. Gender on-line in the Italian Word Thesaurus, Manuela Manera and Carla Bazzanella (University of Turin, Italy) 8. The lexicographical representation of gender in the Microsoft Word Thesaurus: Polish, Johanna Miecznikowski (University of Turin, Italy) 9. The perspective on gender in the Portuguese Word Thesaurus, Maria Aldina Marques (University of Minho, Portugal) 10. Word's Spanish Thesaurus: some limits of automaticity, Pura Guil (Madrid, Spain) 11. Gender on-line in Hebrew: new technology, old language, Zohar Livnat (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) 12. Lexical gender in Hungarian: reflections of social structures in an electronic corpus, Marcell Nagy and Viviana Patti (University of Turin, Italy) 13. A world of difference: gender disparity in the Turkish Word Thesaurus, Marina Castagneto and Rosita D'Amora (Società di Linguistica Italiana & University of Salento, Italy) 14. Gender in Chinese and new writing technologies, Antonella Ceccagno (University of Bologna, Italy) Index

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