Womanwords: a dictionary of words about women

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Free Press, 1992 - Education - 291 pages
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Traces, how, when, and why words about women have changed over time to express prejudices, fear, and hostility and to objectify, trivialize, and situate women in relation to men.

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The semantic history of words dealing exclusively with women is the subject of this lively dictionary. Mills traces how, when, and why these words have changed over time and makes many fascinating ... Read full review


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