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Bklanggend2005
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.
Editor(s): Janet Holmes , Miriam Meyerhoff
Edition: 1st
Articles: 41
Images: 15
People: 6

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Dedication
Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgments
Different Voices, Different Views: An Introduction to Current Research in Language and Gender
Epilogue: Reflections on Language and Gender Research

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Acknowledgments

We would like to express our appreciation to the contributors to this volume who responded pleasantly and in some cases even speedily to our...

Authenticity and Place

Crossing Genders, Mixing Languages: The Linguistic Construction of Transgenderism in Tonga Claiming a Place: Gender, Knowledge, and...

Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics: The Handbook of Language and Gender

Book Cover A collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that examines the dynamic ways in which women...

Claiming a Place: Gender, Knowledge, and Authority as Emergent Properties

1 Introduction This chapter examines aspects of language use and gender ideologies in Vanuatu (located in the southwest Pacific). It also...

Coercing Gender: Language in Sexual Assault Adjudication Processes

1 Introduction This chapter investigates the linguistic representation and (re)production of gender ideologies in institutional discourse....

Communicating Gendered Professional Identity: Competence, Cooperation, and Conflict in the Workplace

1 Introduction Job profiles and work organization are changing rapidly. Driven by new technology and Internet-based communication, the concept...

Constructing and Managing Male Exclusivity in Talk-in-interaction

Ludwig Wittgenstein, Culture and Value (1980 : 62) One keeps forgetting to go right down to the foundations. One doesn’t put the question...

Contents

Notes on Contributors Acknowledgments Different Voices, Different Views: An Introduction to Current Research in Language and Gender ...

Creating Gendered Demeanors of Authority at Work and at Home

1 Introduction The movement of women into managerial and professional positions in the workplace is one of the most significant organizational...

Crossing Genders, Mixing Languages: The Linguistic Construction of Transgenderism in Tonga

1 Introduction This chapter takes as point of departure three seemingly unrelated developments in social and cultural anthropology. The first...

Dedication

For Sam ...

Different Voices, Different Views: An Introduction to Current Research in Language and Gender

1 Introduction The purpose of The Handbook of Language and Gender is to provide an authoritative, comprehensive, and original collection of...

Epilogue: Reflections on Language and Gender Research

1 Introduction In the second half of the twentieth century, social science researchers, among them linguists, directed what might easily be...

Exceptional Speakers: Contested and Problematized Gender Identities

1 Introduction The field of language and gender has witnessed several pivotal shifts in its interpretation of normative and non-normative...

“Feminine” Workplaces: Stereotype and Reality

1 Introduction The notion of the “gendered” workplace arose repeatedly during our research on workplace discourse in New Zealand. We would...