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Title Communicating gender in context / edited by Helga Kotthoff, Ruth Wodak.

Published Amsterdam, Netherlands ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamin, [1997]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.44 COMM    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxv, 424 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Pragmatics & beyond, 0922-842X ; new ser. 42.
Pragmatics & beyond. 0922-842X ; new ser. 42.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface / Helga Kotthoff and Ruth Wodak -- I. Symbols and Rules. Making men out of people. The MAN principle in translating genderless forms / Friederike Braun. "Male person" vs. "Everything that is not a male person". Gender and sex in Polish / Barbel Miemitz. Gender, grammar, and the space in between / Suzanne Romaine -- II. Conversational Features, Codes and Activities. The interplay between interruptions and preference organization in conversation. New perspectives on a classic topic of gender research / Ulrike Ahrens. Is Spain different? Observations on male-female communicative styles in a Spanish group discussion / Christine Bierbach. The interactional achievement of expert status. Creating asymmetries by "Teaching Conversational Lectures" in TV discussions / Helga Kotthoff. Complaint stories. Constructing emotional reciprocity among women / Susanne Gunthner. Women and men in the academic discourse community / Britt-Louise Gunnarsson.
Communicating gender in two languages / Jenny Cheshire and Penelope Gardner-Chloros -- III. A Range of Femininities. Competing discourses of femininity / Jennifer Coates. Race, gender and academic leadership / Philomena Essed. "I know, we won't revolutionize the world with it, but..": Styles of female leadership in institutions / Ruth Wodak. Do's and don'ts. Gender representations in a political debate / Brigitte Felderer. The relevance of fundamental frequency contour for interruptions: A case study of political discussion in Austria / Sylvia Moosmuller.
Other author Kotthoff, Helga.
Wodak, Ruth, 1950-
Subject Communication -- Sex differences.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Gender.
Discourse analysis -- Social aspects.
ISBN 1556198043 (US : alk. paper)
9027250553 (Eur. : alk. paper)