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Title: A Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender
Written By: Allyson Jule
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847690555
Series Title: MM Textbooks
Description:

A Beginner’s Guide to Language and Gender offers a broad and accessible
introduction to the study of gender and language use for those new to the
subject. The book introduces the theoretical and practical perspectives,
including relevant frameworks necessary to understand ways in which
language interacts with gender/sex in various settings, including: in
media, in schools, in places of business, in places of worship, and at home.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781857690562
Pages: 120
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781857690555
Pages: 120
Prices: U.K. £ 12.95
U.S. $ 24.95