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ERIC Number: ED146803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 311
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Language and Sex: Difference and Dominance.
Thorne, Barrie, Ed.; Henley, Nancy, Ed.
The twelve papers in this volume, which concerns the interrelationship of language and sex, include: (1) "Difference and Dominance: An Overview of Language, Gender, and Society," by Barrie Thorne and Nancy Henley; (2) "Women's Speech: Separate But Unequal?" by Cheris Kramer; (3) "The Making of a Nonsexist Dictionary," by Alma Graham; (4) "The Semantic Derogation of Woman," by Muriel R. Shulz; (5) "The Sex of the Speaker as a Sociolinguistic Variable," by Marjorie Swacker; (6) "Male-Female Intonation Patterns in American English," by Ruth M. Brend; (7) "Sex, Covert Prestige, and Linguistic Change in the Urban British English of Norwich," by Peter Trudgill; (8) "Sex Roles, Interruptions and Silences in Conversation," by Don H. Zimmerman and Candace West; (9) "Sex Differentiation in Language," by Ann Bodine; (10) "Cues to the Identification of Sex in Children's Speech," by Jacqueline Sachs; (11) "Teacher-Child Verbal Interaction: An Approach to the Study of Sex Differences," by Louise Cherry; and (12) "Power, Sex, and Nonverbal Communication," by Nancy Henley. A 100-page annotated bibliography on sex differences in language, speech and nonverbal communication is also provided. A list of relevant women's groups (in disciplines related to the study of sex differences in communication) and an author index to the bibliography complete the volume. (CLK)
Newbury House Publishers, Inc., 68 Middle Road, Rowley, Massachusetts 01969 ($9.95)
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