Author:Penelope Eckert and Sally McConnell-Ginet

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Language and Gender

By: Penelope Eckert and Sally McConnell-Ginet

Price: $21.60

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014758

ISBN: 0521654262

Condition: New


Language and Gender is a new introduction to the study of the relation between gender and language use, written by two of the leading experts in the field. It covers the main topics, beginning with a clear discussion of gender and of the resources that the linguistic system offers for the construction of social meaning. The body of the book offers an unprecedentedly broad and deep coverage of the interaction between language and social life, ranging from nuances of pronunciation to conversational dynamics to the deployment of metaphor. The discussion is organized around the contributions langu... View more info