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Title: The Handbook of Language and Gender
Edited By: Janet Holmes
Miriam Meyerhoff
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631225021
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of Language and Gender is a collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that examines the dynamic ways in which women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk.

- Examines the dynamic ways that women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk.
- Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and stimulating picture of the field for students and researchers in a wide range of disciplines.
- Features data and case studies from interactions in different social contexts and from a range of different communities.
- Includes contributions from the leading specialists in the field.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631225021
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 776
Prices: U.K. £ 124.95
U.S. $ 85.00