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Language and gender : a reader

Author: Jennifer Coates
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 1998.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Coates
ISBN: 0631195947 9780631195948 0631195955 9780631195955
OCLC Number: 474734487
Description: xxi, 513 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Yanyuwa: "men speak one way, women speak another" / John Bradley --
Sex and covert prestige / Peter Trudgill --
Linguistic variation and social function / Jenny Cheshire --
Girl-talk/boy-talk: sex differences in adolescent speech / Edina Eisikovits --
Black women in the rural south: conservative and innovative / Patricia C. Nichols --
Gender and sociolinguistic variation / Penelope Eckert --
How and why are women more polite: some evidence from a Mayan community / Penelope Brown --
Complimenting --
a positive politeness strategy / Janet Holmes --
Cooperation and competition across girls' play activities / Marjorie Harness Goodwin --
Peasant men can't get wives: language change and sex roles in a bilingual community / Susan Gal --
Women's place in everyday talk: reflections on parent-child interaction / Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman The sounds of silence: how men silence women in marital relations / Victoria Leto DeFrancisco --
Talk control: an illustration from the classroom of problems in analysing male dominance of conversation / Joan Swann --
Participation in electronic discourse in a "feminist" field / Susan C. Herring, Deborah A. Johnson and Tamra DiBenedetto --
The talk of women friends / Fern L. Johnson and Elizabeth J. Aries --
Gossip revisited: language in all-female groups / Jennifer Coates --
"Don't try and make out that I'm nice!" the different strategies women and men use when gossiping / Jane Pilkington --
Performing gender identity: young men's talk and the construction of heterosexual masculinity / Deborah Cameron --
Sporting formulae in New Zealand english: two models of male solidarity / Koenraad Kuiper --
Female speakers of Japanese in transition / Katsue Akiba Reynolds "I don't smile much anymore": affect, gender and the discourse of Pittsburgh police officers / Bonnie S. McElhinny --
"Not just doctors' orders": directive-response sequences in patients' visits to women and men physicians / Candace West --
Women's ways: interactive patterns in predominantly female research teams / Marie Wilson Nelson --
"Women's language" or "powerless language"? / William M. O'Barr and Bowman K. Atkins --
Are "powerless" communication strategies the Japanese norm? / Patricia J. Wetzel --
When the doctor is a "lady": power, status and gender in physician-patient encounters / Candace West --
A cultural approach to male-female miscommunication / Daniel N. Maltz and Ruth A. Borker --
Talk in the intimate relationship: his and hers / Deborah Tannen --
Selling the apolitical / Senta Troemel-Ploetz Women's talk: the question of sociolinguistic universals / Janet Holmes --
Communities of practice: where language, gender, and power all live / Penelope Eckert and Sally McConnell-Ginet --
The question of questions: beyond binary thinking / Janet M. Bing and Victoria L. Bergvall
Responsibility: edited by Jennifer Coates.

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