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Title: Language and Gender
Written By: Angela Goddard
Lindsey Mean
Description:

Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender:

- explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women
- challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender
- highlights the individuals role in the expression of gender stereotyping
- includes a range of text types as diverse as personal ads, wildlife
documentary, literary fiction and classical music programmes
- includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415466636
ISBN-13: 9780415466639
Pages: 144
Prices: U.K. £ 13.99
U.S. $ 27.95