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Women in Their Speech Communities

1st Edition

By Jennifer Coates, Deborah Cameron

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200 pages

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Description

This collection of essays presents a picture of research on women and language in Britain. The contributors cover a range of British speech communities, linguistic events and settings using approaches from sociolinguistics and discourse analysis.

Table of Contents

PART 1: Language and sex in the quantitative paradigm: theoretical perspectives; empirical studies

PART 2: Language and sex in connected speech: women's language - critical approaches; problems of power; female speech events in cultural context.

Appendix: transcription notation

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
SOC028000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies