Language and Gender
Routledge – 2009 – 144 pages
Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender:
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.
'This textbook provides a clear, knowledgeable and insightful exploration of the topic of language and gender. It utilises interesting contemporary examples and provides the historical overview and academic knowledge needed to analyse and understand them in meaningful contexts. This text is both an interesting and stimulating read and an excellent resource for teachers and students at A-level and beyond.' Amanda Coultas, Senior A-Level Language Examiner and Teacher at Benfield School, Newcastle
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