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Context Counts: Papers on Language, Gender, and Power

byRobin Tolmach Lakoff

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Context Counts assembles, for the first time, the work of pre-eminent linguist Robin Tolmach Lakoff. A career that spans some forty years, Lakoff remains one of the most influential linguists of the 20th-century. The early papers show the genesis of Lakoff's inquiry into the relationship oflanguage and social power, ideas later codified in the groundbreaking Language and Woman's Place and Talking Power. The late papers reflect her continued exposition of power dynamnics beyond gender that are established and represented in language. This volume offers a retrospective analysis of Lakoff's work, with each paper preceded by an introduction from a prominent linguist in the field, including both contemporaries and students of Lakoff's work, and further, Lakoff's own conversation with these responses. This engaging and, at times,moving reevaluation pays homage to Lakoff's far-reaching influence upon linguistics, while also serving as an unusual form of autobiography revealing the decades' long evolution of a scholary career.
Robin Lakoff is is a professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley. Her 1975 book Language and Woman's Place is often credited with establishing language and gender as an object of study in linguistics and other disciplines. Laurel Sutton is a linguist and branding expert living in the San Francisco Bay Area. After...
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Title:Context Counts: Papers on Language, Gender, and PowerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:April 7, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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