A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender

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Multilingual Matters, Feb 5, 2008 - Social Science - 120 pages
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A Beginner’s Guide to Language and Gender offers a broad and accessible introduction to the study of gender and language use for those new to the subject. The book introduces the theoretical and practical perspectives, including relevant frameworks necessary to understand ways in which language interacts with gender/sex in various settings, including: in media, in schools, in places of business, in places of worship, and at home.
 

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Allyson Jule, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK. Her research concentrates on gender and language use in various classrooms settings, including gender at an intersection with ethnicity and religious identity. She is also the author of Gender, Participation and Silence in the Language Classroom: Sh-shushing the Girls (2004), the editor of Gender and the Language of Religion (2005), Language and Religious Identity: Women in Discourse (2007), and a co-editor of Being Feminist, Being Christian: Essays from Academia (2006).

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