Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender:
explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women
challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender
highlights the individual's role in the expression of gender stereotyping
includes a range of text types as diverse as personal ads, wildlife documentary, literary fiction and classical music programmes
includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.
The new edition has been updated and revised and key features include: an additional chapter on Gender, discourse and identities; integration of focus on gender, sexualization, and sexuality; inclusion of international examples, texts and images.
York St John University, UK Arizona State University, USa
Introduction 1. Projections 2. Making up Gender 3. All in the Mind? 4. Gender and Speech Styles 5. Political Correctness 6. Reading Positions 7. Gender, Discourse and Identities. Index of Terms. References. Further Reading