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Title: Men Talk
Subtitle: Stories in the Making of Masculinities
Written By: Jennifer Coates
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631220453
Description:

Men Talk draws on rich conversational material from a wide range of contexts to illuminate our understanding of men and masculinities at the turn of the millennium.

- Draws on rich conversational material to illuminate our understanding of men and masculinities at the turn of the millennium.
- Collects data from a wide range of conversations, including garage mechanics on a break, carpenters at the pub after work, and university academics chatting after hours.
- Focuses on stories, which occur within all-male conversations.
- Makes a distinctive contribution to our understanding of the intersection of language and masculinity.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631220461
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240
Prices: U.S. $ 24.95
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631220453
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240
Prices: U.S. $ 59.95
U.K. £ 50.00