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Schooled language: language and gender in educational settings

Swann, Joan (2003). Schooled language: language and gender in educational settings. In: Holmes, Janet and Meyerhoff, Miriam eds. The Handbook of language and gender. Blackwell handbooks in linguistics. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, pp. 624–644.

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The Handbook of Language and Gender is a collection of articles written by leading specialists in the field that examines the dynamic ways in which women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk. Examines the dynamic ways that women and men develop and manage gendered identities through their talk.
Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and stimulating picture of the field for students and researchers in a wide range of disciplines.
Features data and case studies from interactions in different social contexts and from a range of different communities.
Includes contributions from the leading specialists in the field.
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Notes on Contributors.
Different Voices, Different Views: An Introduction to Current Research in Language and Gender: Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Edinburgh.
Part I: History and Theoretical Background to the Study of Language and Gender.
Part II: Negotiating Relations.
Part III: Authenticity and Place.
Part IV: Stereotypes and Norms.
Part V: Institutional Discourse.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0-631-22502-1, 978-0-631-22502-7
Extra Information: Chapter in question comprises Chapter 27.
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 1014
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Date Deposited: 31 May 2006
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 08:49
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