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Bilingual women : anthropological approaches to second language use

Author: Pauline Burton; Ketaki Kushari Dyson; Shirley Ardener
Publisher: Oxford ; Providence : Berg, 1993.
Series: Cross-cultural perspectives on women, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Studies women's language use in bilingual or multi-lingual cultural situations. The authors - social anthropologists, language teachers, and interpreters cover a variety of geographical and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline Burton; Ketaki Kushari Dyson; Shirley Ardener
ISBN: 0854967370 9780854967377 0854968644 9780854968640
OCLC Number: 187463944
Description: vii, 198 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: P. Burton, Women and Second-Language Use: An Introduction - A. Spedding, Open Castilian, Closed Aymara? Bilingual Women in the Yungas of La Paz, Bolivia - P. Harvey, The Presence and Absence of Speech in the Communication of Gender - C. Humphrey, Casual Chat and Ethnic Identity: Women's Second-Language Use among Buryats in the USSR - N. Chinchaladze and T. Dragadze, Women and Second-Language Knowledge in Rural Soviet Georgia: An Outline - M. McDonald, Women and Linguistic Innovation in Brittany - E. Constantinidou, The 'Death' of East Sutherland Gaelic: Death by Women? - J. Burke, French: No One's Language, Therefore Everyone's Language: Convent Speech Lower Zaire - S. Mascarenhas-Keyes, Language and Diaspora: The Use of Portuguese, English and Konkani by Catholic Goan Women - L. Hong, A Note on My Experience as a Student, a Teacher and an Interpreter of English in China - K.K. Dyson, Forging a Bilingual Identity: A Writer's Testimony - E. Tonkin, Engendering Language Differences
Series Title: Cross-cultural perspectives on women, v. 9.
Responsibility: edited by Pauline Burton, Ketaki Kushari Dyson, and Shirley Ardener.

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'...this book is enormously valuable for having broken new grounds, and having established a strong link between gender and bilingualism.'Giuliana LadomeryLUISS, Rome'The insights into gender-related Read more...

 
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