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ERIC Number: EJ786603
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb-1
Pages: 1
Abstractor: ERIC
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
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Mooney, Carolyn
Chronicle of Higher Education, v54 n21 pB20 Feb 2008
What if men and women actually live on the same planet? Turns out they don't communicate so differently after all, argues Deborah Cameron, a professor of language and communication at the University of Oxford. In her new book, "The Myth of Mars and Venus: Do Men and Women Really Speak Different Languages?" (Oxford University Press, 2007), she challenges arguments made in several influential works from the early 1990s. They include Deborah Tannen's "You Just Don't Understand: Women and Men in Conversation", published in 1990, and John Gray's "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus", from 1992. In this interview, Miss Cameron spoke with "The Chronicle Review" about her effort to provide a more nuanced picture of how men and women communicate--even if it doesn't make for such sexy copy.
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