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Title: Communicating Gender
Written By: Suzanne Romaine
URL: http://www.erlbaum.com
Description:

Students and lay readers in the social sciences, language, and gender studies; an undergraduate- and graduate-level text for courses relating to language and gender in social and cultural context, as well as courses on gender issues and women's studies. Taking a cross-disciplinary approach, Suzanne Romaine's main concern is to show how language and discourse play key roles in understanding and communicating gender and culture. In addition to linguistics--which provides the starting point and central focus of the book--she draws on the fields of anthropology, biology, communication, education, economics, history, literary criticism, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. The text covers the

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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ISBN: 0805829253
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Pages: 416pp
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