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Feminism and Linguistic Theory
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|September 30, 1992

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Feminism, as a movement for social change, has always recognized the significance of language in both theory and practice. In the new feminist scholarship of the past two decades, theories about language have played an important part in attempts to understand and…
Feminist Critique of Language: Second Edition
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|March 25, 1998

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The Feminist Critique of Language provides a wide-ranging selection of writings on language, gender, and feminist thought. It serves both as a guide to the current debates and directions and as a digest of the history of twentieth-century feminist ideas…
The Words Between the Spaces: Buildings and Language
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|October 25, 2001

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Using language - speaking and understanding it - is a defining ability of human beings, woven into all human activity. It is therefore inevitable that it should be deeply implicated in the design, production and use of buildings. Building legislation, design…
Verbal Hygiene
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|April 5, 2012

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In Verbal Hygiene , Deborah Cameron takes a serious look at popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its use. Instead of dismissing the practice of ¿verbal hygiene¿, as a misguided and pernicious…
Language and Sexuality
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|April 7, 2003

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This accessible book looks at how we talk about sex and why we talk about it the way we do. Drawing on examples that range from personal ads to phone sex, sado-masochistic scenes to sexual assault trials, this work provides a clear introduction to the…
Gender, Power And Political Speech: Women And Language In The 2015 Uk General Election

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More Heat than Light: Sex-difference Science & the Study of Language

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In the Sedgewick lecture for 2012, Professor Deborah Cameron investigates the age-old question of whether men and women are different kinds of beings, both physically and intellectually. She begins by noting that in the 19th century that most writers saw men as…
The Myth of Mars and Venus: Do men and women really speak different languages?

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Popular assumptions about gender and communication - famously summed up in the title of the massively influential 1992 bestseller Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus - can have unforeseen but far-reaching consequences in many spheres of life, from attitudes…
Working with Written Discourse
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|March 10, 2014

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"An outstanding introduction to discourse analysis of written language in an age that is more and more characterized by multilingual, digital, and generically hybrid texts. In an accessible style, Working with Written Discourse illustrates how these texts can be…
Feminism: Ideas in Profile
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|This title releases June 21, 2018

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'Feminism' wrote Marie Shear in 1986, 'is the radical notion that women are people'. But, powerful in its simplicity though this definition is, feminism is not a single, simple narrative. It doesn't begin with a specific event at a particular moment in time, it…
Working with Spoken Discourse
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|March 22, 2001

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Working with Spoken Discourse provides a comprehensive account of the expanding multidisciplinary field of discourse analysis. Combining theory and practice it covers a wide range of material in a lively and accessible style. It discusses current approaches,…
On Language and Sexual Politics
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|December 6, 2012

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This collection of articles presents a selection of Deborah Cameron’s work on language, gender and sex in one single volume. Arranged thematically, this book covers major developments in Anglo-American feminist linguistics, and Cameron’s responses to these,…