ERIC Number: EJ350451
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Nonsexist Language in Social Work Journals: Not a Trivial Pursuit.
Else, John F.; Sanford, Martha J.
Social Work, v32 n1 p52-59 Jan-Feb 1987
A 1984 analysis of 32 leading social work journals over a two-year period revealed that 24 had policies or practices that supported nonsexist language; 8 provided explicit instructions to authors regarding use of nonsexist language in submitted manuscripts; and 10 consistently implemented the standard. Recommends formal policy on and specific guidelines for use of nonsexist language. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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