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Language and gender

Author: Penelope Eckert; Sally McConnell-Ginet
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an introduction to the study of the relation between gender and language use. It covers the main topics, beginning with a clear discussion of gender and offering broad coverage of the interaction between language and social life. It is set to become the standard text on the subject.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Eckert, Penelope.
Language and gender.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002067619
(OCoLC)49743660
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Eckert; Sally McConnell-Ginet
ISBN: 0511077653 9780511077654 0511076088 9780511076084 9780511791147 0511791143 9780511202865 0511202865 1107128323 9781107128323 0511643195 9780511643194 9786612389368 6612389362 0511556314 9780511556319
OCLC Number: 57419689
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Constructing, deconstructing and reconstructing gender --
Linking the linguistic to the social --
Organizing talk --
Making social moves --
Positioning ideas and subjects --
Saying and implying --
Mapping the world --
Working the market: use of varieties --
Fashioning selves.
Responsibility: Penelope Eckert, Sally McConnell-Ginet.
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'This is the textbook on language and gender we have all been waiting for.' Janet Holmes, Victoria University, Wellington '... invaluable to language and gender specialists and their students alike.' Read more...

 
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