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Journal Title: Pragmatics
Volume/Issue:   22/2
Issue Title: The interplay between professional identities and age, gender and ethnicity
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: Now available online for IPrA members and subscribing libraries (at
http://ipra.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=*HOME&n=1360):

Edited by Dorien Van De Mieroop and Jonathan Clifton

Dorien Van De Mieroop and Jonathan Clifton
The interplay between professional identities and age, gender and ethnicity:
Introduction

Ana Cristina Ostermann and Caroline Comunello Da Costa
Gender and professional identity in three institutional settings in Brazil: The
case of responses to assessment turns

Sophie Reissner-Roubicek
“The guys would like to have a lady”: The co-construction of gender and
professional identity in interviews between employers and female engineering
students

Jo Angouri
“The older I get the less I trust people”: Constructing age identities in the
workplace

Stephanie Schnurr and Olga Zayts, “You have to be adaptable, obviously”:
Constructing professional identities in multicultural workplaces in Hong Kong

Dorien Van De Mieroop
The discursive construction of gender, ethnicity and the workplace in second
generation immigrants’ narratives: The case of Moroccan women in Belgium

Marlene Miglbauer
“… Because I’m just a stupid woman from an ngo”: Interviews and the interplay
between constructions of gender and professional identity
Publisher: International Pragmatics Assoc.
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
 
LL Issue: 23.2595