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Women, Men and Everyday Talk

Authors: Coates, J.

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About this book

Bringing together a selection of some of the author's key papers on language and gender, this book provides an overview of the development of language and gender studies over the last 30 years, with particular emphasis on conversational data and on single sex friendship groups.

About the authors

Jennifer Coates is Emeritus Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Roehampton, UK. Her chief research interests are language, gender and sexuality, turn-taking in conversation, and conversational narrative. Her published work includes Women, Men and Language; Women Talk. Conversation Between Women Friends; Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities; and The Sociolinguistics of Narrative (co-editor).


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'[T]he author's straightforward presentation of the history of language and gender studies makes this book an ideal supplement for an introductory course on gender, discourse analysis, or sociolinguistics.' - Linguist


Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Coates, Jennifer

    Pages 1-7

  • Women’s Stories: The Role of Narrative in Friendly Talk [1996]

    Coates, Jennifer

    Pages 11-30

  • ‘So I Mean I Probably …’: Hedges and Hedging in Women’s Talk [2003]

    Coates, Jennifer

    Pages 31-49

  • Competing Discourses of Femininity [1997]

    Coates, Jennifer

    Pages 50-78

  • Changing Femininities: The Talk of Teenage Girls [1999]

    Coates, Jennifer

    Pages 79-101

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Women, Men and Everyday Talk
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31494-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137314949
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36869-9
Softcover ISBN
978-0-230-36870-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34998-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 319
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