Non-Discriminatory Language

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Australian Government Publishing Service, 1991 - English language - 79 pages
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Looks at how language contributes to discrimination. Provides quidelines on how to avoid discriminatory language relating to sex, race, ethnicity and disability. Section on how to develop such guidelines in organisations.

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Contents

What is discriminatory language?
3
Should discriminatory language be avoided?
9
Part B Guidelines for the use of nondiscriminatory language
13
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About the author (1991)

ANNE PAUWELS is Professor of Linguistics and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia, Australia. She is Chair of the Steering Committee for an Australian national research project "Innovative Approaches to Provision of Languages Other Than English in Australian Higher Education," She is the author of "Boys and Foreign Language Learning, Women Changing Language, Cross Cultural Communication in the Health Sciences" and co-author of "Immigration and Australia's Language Resources,"
JOANNE WINTER is Senior Research Fellow, Dean's Office, Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Western Australia, Australia. Her research focuses on the interaction of discourse, identities and gender.
JOSEPH LO BIANCO is Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of Australia's first language policy "The National Policy on Languages" [NPL] (1987). He publishes in multiculturalism, literacy education, language maintenance, planning

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