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Title Rethinking language and gender research : theory and practice / edited by Victoria L. Bergvall, Janet M. Bing, Alice F. Freed.

Published London ; New York : Longman, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.44 RETH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 303 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Real language series.
Real language series.
Notes Selected rev. papers, with one additional paper, of a conference held during the 1993 Linguistic Institute in Columbus, Ohio, July 16-19, 1993; the conference was sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics of the Linguistic Society of America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The question of questions: beyond binary thinking / Janet M. Bing and Victoria L. Bergvall -- 2. The language-gender interface: challenging co-optation / Deborah Cameron -- 3. Language and gender research in an experimental setting / Alice F. Freed -- 4. Floor management and power strategies in adolescent conversation / Alice Greenwood -- 5. Women, men and prestige speech forms: a critical review / Deborah James -- 6. Storytellers and gatekeepers in economics / Livia Polanyi and Diana Strassmann -- 7. Consensual sex or sexual harassment: negotiating meaning / Susan Ehrlich and Ruth King -- 8. Constructing and enacting gender through discourse: negotiating multiple roles as female engineering students / Victoria L. Bergvall -- 9. Dealing with gender identity as a sociolinguistic variable / Miriam Meyerhoff -- 10. Shifting gender positions among Hindi-speaking hijras / Kira Hall and Veronica O'Donovan.
11. Black feminist theory and African American women's linguistic practice / Mary Bucholtz.
Other author Freed, Alice F., 1946-
Bing, Janet Mueller, 1937-
Bergvall, Victoria L. (Victoria Lee), 1956-
Subject Language and languages -- Sex differences -- Congresses.
ISBN 0582265746 (cased)
0582265738 (paper)