Jennifer Coates (ed.): Language and Gender: A Reader : Zeitschrift für SprachwissenschaftThe new edition of Language and Gender: A Reader responds to the wealth of research that has shaped the field since its initial publication in Retaining many of the foundational entries that have made the volume so popular, the second edition has been fully revised, and now includes 23 new articles and two entirely new sections. Read more Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item Overall, this new edition is successful. Readers familiar with the original version will hopefully find the changes warranted and in line with the goals outlined by the authors in their introduction.
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Nathan , 'First he called her a philologist and then she insulted him"; and Arnold M. Zwicky, 'Jottings on adpositions, case inflections, government , and agreement'. Unfortunately, there are two imperfections in this worthy volume. The first is that the Preface is very brief, and there is no introductory chapter. It would have been very useful if the editors had expanded more on McCawley's intellectual evolution as a linguist and on his influence on our field.
Language and Gender: A Reader. Second Edition. Edited by. Jennifer Coates and. Pia Pichler Part I Gender Differences in Pronunciation and Grammar. 7.
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Research into the many possible relationships, intersections and tensions between language and gender is diverse. It crosses disciplinary boundaries, and, as a bare minimum, could be said to encompass work notionally housed within applied linguistics , linguistic anthropology , conversation analysis, cultural studies, feminist media studies, feminist psychology, gender studies, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistics, mediated stylistics , sociolinguistics and media studies. In methodological terms, there is no single approach that could be said to 'hold the field'. Discursive, poststructural, ethnomethodological, ethnographic, phenomenological, positivist and experimental approaches can all be seen in action during the study of language and gender, producing and reproducing what Susan Speer has described as 'different, and often competing, theoretical and political assumptions about the way discourse, ideology and gender identity should be conceived and understood'. The study of gender and language in sociolinguistics and gender studies is often said to have begun with Robin Lakoff 's book, Language and Woman's Place , as well as some earlier studies by Lakoff. The edited volume Gender Articulated: Language and the Socially Constructed Self  is often referred to as a central text on language and gender.