9781783097869

A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender

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  • ISBN13:

    9781783097869

  • ISBN10:

    1783097868

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-05-31
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Summary

In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insights into the study of language and gender for those new to the subject. Students will gain a thorough grounding in theoretical and practical perspectives on gender and language in the workplace, media, school, religion and domestic settings. Updates to the 2nd edition include discussion of: language and rape culture; LGBTQ terminology; language and social media; gaming; eco-feminism; and language, gender and Islam. The book is an ideal introductory text for courses specifically focused on language and gender, as well as those where an understanding of these issues would be helpful. Written in an engaging and reader-friendly style, with study questions, suggestions for further reading and a glossary, this book is the ideal starting point for students wishing to understand how language and gender interact in the modern world.

Author Biography

Allyson Jule is Professor of Education and Co-Director of the Gender Studies Institute, Trinity Western University, Canada. She is President of Canada's Women's and Gender Studies et Recherches Féministes Association. Her research focuses on language and gender, and gender and education.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Prologue to the Second Edition

Part I: Understanding Gender and Language Use

Chapter 1. The Emergence and Direction of the Field

Chapter 2. Language as Gendered

Part II: Understanding Gender and Language Use in Various Contexts—Brief Introductions

Chapter 3. Gender and Language Use in the Media and Technology

Chapter 4. Gender and Language Use in Education

Chapter 5. Gender and Language Use in the Workplace

Chapter 6. Gender and Language Use in Religion: Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Chapter 7. Gender and Language Use in Negotiated Relationships

Chapter 8. An Anti-Conclusion

Glossary

References

Index

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