ERIC Number: ED136260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Sexism and Language.
Nilsen, Alleen Pace; And Others
This book contains the following essays regarding sexism and language: "Linguistic Sexism as a Social Issue,""Sexism as Shown through the English Vocabulary,""Sexism in the Language of Marriage," and "Sexism in Children's Books and Elementary Teaching Materials" by Alleen Pace Nilsen; "Gender-Marking in American English: Usage and Reference" by Julia P. Stanley; "Sexism in the Language of Legislatures and Courts" by Haig Bosmajian; "Sexism in the Language of Literature" and "Sexism in Dictionaries and Texts: Omissions and Commissions" by H. Lee Gershuny. The National Council of Teachers of English Guidelines for Nonsexist Use of Language are appended. (LL)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Feminism, Language, Language Usage, Legislation, Linguistics, Literature, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, Social Influences, Social Problems
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, Illinois 61801 (Stock No. 43733, $5.50 member, $5.95 non-member)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.