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LINGUIST List 18.2541

Thu Aug 30 2007

Books: Sociolinguistics: Mullany

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        1.    Shereen Muhyeddeen, Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace: Mullany


Message 1: Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace: Mullany
Date: 29-Aug-2007
From: Shereen Muhyeddeen <s.muhyeddeenpalgrave.com>
Subject: Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace: Mullany
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Title: Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Professional and Organizational Discourse
Published: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Book URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=274997

Author: Louise Mullany
Hardback: ISBN: 9781403986207 Pages: 256 Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Abstract:

Despite the inroads that women have made into the professions in recent
years, the glass ceiling is just as persistent as ever. Gendered Discourse
in the Professional Workplace aims to investigate the crucial role that
gendered discourses play in perpetuating workplace gender inequalities. A
range of interactional sociolinguistic data is analysed from ethnographic
case studies of businesses in which women and men managers perform a range
of stereotypical gendered speech styles when enacting their professional
identities. These interactions are scrutinized as part of a broader
interdisciplinary framework for analysis, which enables language, gender
and power to be scrutinized at both local and global levels. The importance
of academic research being of practical relevance to the community under
study and wider society as a whole is firmly emphasized, and practical
guidelines for conducting future projects are presented.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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