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ERIC Number: EJ483534
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2194
Gender-Biased Language in Learning Disability Textbooks.
Foley, Teresa; Safran, Stephen P.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v27 n5 p309-14 May 1994
Exploration of gender-biased language in two editions of learning disabilities textbooks found that the male author's work exhibited a 7:1 ratio of masculine to feminine pronouns, whereas the female author's text showed no significant differences in use of gender-specific pronouns. The male author had increased use of gender-neutral pronouns compared with earlier editions. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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