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LINGUIST List 21.3126

Sat Jul 31 2010

Books: Discourse Analysis/Sociolinguistics: Charteris-Black, Seale

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        1.    Sarah Ashley, Gender and the Language of Illness: Charteris-Black, Seale

Message 1: Gender and the Language of Illness: Charteris-Black, Seale
Date: 30-Jul-2010
From: Sarah Ashley <s.ashleypalgrave.com>
Subject: Gender and the Language of Illness: Charteris-Black, Seale
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Title: Gender and the Language of Illness
Published: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Author: Jonathan Charteris-Black
Author: Clive Seale
Hardback: ISBN: 9780230222359 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 50.00
Abstract:

An investigation of the language of people talking about illness, showing
the influence of gender, social class and age and revealing conformity and
resistance to gender stereotypes.

Content

Acknowledgements
Gender and the Language of Illness
Methods for Investigating Gender and Language
Men's Traditional Discourse of Illness: Distancing and Avoidance
A Feminine Discourse of Illness: Transformation and Modality
Emotional Disclosure: Socio-Economic Classification, Age and Gender
Experience of Support: Gender, Social Class and Age
Illness Type and Gender
Conclusion
Appendix 1 - Men's Key Concepts (full matched sample)
Appendix 2 - Women's Key Concepts (full matched sample)
Appendix 3 - Significance levels for log likelihood test
Appendix 4 - Demographic Sample of the British National Corpus
References
Index

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Written In: English (eng )

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