Gender and language

their effects on perceptual stereotypes
  • 64 Pages
  • 3.31 MB
  • English
Laurentian University, Department of Psychology , Sudbury, Ont
StatementDarlene C. Laporte.
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"Mary Talbot's book provides a comprehensive, theoretically-sophisticated and accessible introduction to the field of language and gender.

Unlike other language and gender textbooks, Talbot foregrounds the importance of language and gender studies to the analysis of popular culture and mass media ‘texts.' Thus, Talbot's book will appeal not Cited by: The content of the book is pretty straight forward and uses direct language to explain gender and gender identity issues/questions/subject matter that is easy for people to comprehend.

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It is the ideal textbook for students in language and gender courses in several disciplines, including linguistics, gender studies, women's studies, sociology, and. The Handbook of Language and Gender is a collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that examines the dynamic ways in which women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk.

Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and stimulating picture of the field for students and researchers in a wide range of disciplines.

Language, Gender, and Sexuality offers a panoramic and accessible introduction to the ways in which linguistic patterns are sensitive to social categories of gender and sexuality, as well as an overview of how speakers use language to create and.

language, gender, and power all live. A CoP entails shared practices (linguistic and otherwise), it thus extends the notion of “speech community” • Practices have implications for identity • People ascribe properties to others because of class membership.

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Oxford language professor Deborah Cameron investigates in the first of three extracts from her new book Click here for the table on Gender differences in verbal/communicative behaviour adapted. In the Dutch language, the gender of a noun determines the articles, adjective forms and pronouns that are used in reference to that noun.

Gender is a complicated topic in Dutch, because depending on the geographical area or each individual speaker, there are either three genders in a regular structure or a two genders in a dichotomous structure (neuter/common with vestiges. This volume deals with the complex but poorly understood relationship between women, gender, and language in Morocco, a Muslim, multilingual, multicultural, and developing country.

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Examines the dynamic ways that women and men develop. A major purpose in collecting the papers to be published as chapters in this book was to bring together disparate treatments of gender differentiation in language and language use, in the hope of gaining insight into the nature of the interaction of social and biological processes in this area.

Book Review Editor Federica Formato, University of Brighton, UK Send Books for Review to: Federica Formato University of Brighton B Checkland Building, Village Way Brighton BN1 9PH United Kingdom. ABOUT THE JOURNAL. There are many journals focused on gender and many devoted to language.

Most of these sometimes publish articles on language. Using gender-inclusive language means speaking and writing in a way that does not discriminate against a particular sex, social gender or gender identity, and does not perpetuate gender. language, gender, and sexuality, her major publications include Gender Articu-lated: Language and the Socially Constructed Self (with Mary Bucholtz; Routledge, ) and Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality (with Anna Livia; Oxford University Press, ).

She is currently writing a book on the language. "Regarding gender, extensive research on language, culture, and identity has sought to uncover 'the logic of the encoding of sex differences in languages,' to analyze the 'oppressive implications of ordinary speech,' to explain miscommunication between men and women, to explore how 'gender is constructed and interacts with other identities,' and to investigate 'the role of Author: Richard Nordquist.

The second edition of Language and Gender will become a key textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates in linguistics, sociolinguistics, cultural and media studies, gender studies and communication studies. The book is usable by students for whom it their first, or only, contact with : Mary Talbot.

Gender, Language and Discourse provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the gender and language field from a psychological perspective. It will be invaluable to students and researchers in social psychology, cultural studies, education, linguistic anthropology and women's by: Gender in English is what’s called natural gender; for instance, boy and girl are examples of masculine and feminine gender words, while computer is an example of a neuter gender word.

In German, most gender is unnatural. So instead of referring to. This book is an exploration of the issues underpinning the sort of questions that get asked about gender and language.

My interest in the topics of gender and language began in during my third year of studying psychology at Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand (NZ).

Book Description. Language and Gender. presents an up-to-date introduction to language and gender; includes diverse work from a range of cultural, including non-Western, contexts, and represents a range of methodological approaches.

A noun gender is a quality of a noun (such as an object or a person, for example) that denotes whether it’s feminine, masculine or neutral. I know this sounds weird when you’re a native English speaker and haven’t learned a language that has genders before.

Language and gender --Talking proper --'Women's language' and 'man made language' --Telling stories --Conversation --Difference-and-dominance and beyond --Critical perspectives on gender identity --Consumerism --New men and old boys --Public talk --Language, gender and sexuality --Reclaiming the language.

Responsibility: Mary M. Talbot. Language and Gender is an introduction to the study of the relation between gender and language use, written by two leading experts in the field. This new edition, thoroughly updated and restructured, brings out more strongly an emphasis on practice and change, while retaining the broad scope of its predecessor and its accessible introductions Cited by: Language and Gender: A study case 1.

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Introduction 1 InRobin Lakoff published an influential account of women’s language in her book entitled Language and Woman’s Place. In another article she published a set of basic assumptions about what marks the language of women. Among them she made someFile Size: KB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm. Contents: Different voices, different views: an introduction to current research in language and gender / Janet Holmes, Miriam Meyerhoff --Part I.

History and theoretical background to the study of language and gender --Theorizing gender.

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The handbook of language and gender/edited by Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff. - (Blackwell handbooks in linguistics; 13) Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Language and sex. Holmes, Janet, II. Meyerhoff, Miriam. III. Series. PS48 H36 dc21   Language is one of the most powerful means through which sexism and gender discrimination are perpetrated and reproduced.

The content of gender stereotypes, according to which women should display communal/warmth traits and men should display agentic/competence traits, is reflected in the lexical choices of everyday communication.

As a Cited by: 6. This book brings to light work done in the area of gender with a penchant to language within the Cameroonian context. It looks at different domains of gender study where language is a significant variable. It is the very first edited collection that examines language and gender side by : Lilian Lem Atanga.

Much of my work on language and gender has been done in collaboration with Sally McConnell-Ginet of Cornell University. We began to work together inas we prepared a course on language and gender for the LSA Linguistic Institute at Santa Cruz, and as we co-authored an article on the same topic for the Annual Review of Anthropology.The 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, held in Austin, Texas, July| (Photo: Facebook/The Episcopal Church) The Episcopal Church has held off on editing their Book of Common Prayer to possibly remove gender specific language for God.

The Académie Française, France’s ultimate authority on the French language, is under fierce attack for describing gender-neutral text .