Speaking Out

The Female Voice in Public Contexts

Editors: Baxter, J. (Ed.)

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Focusing on the female voice in public contexts, language and gender specialists consider the barriers and opportunities encountered by women in gaining recognition in politics, law, the church, education, business and the media, where people are increasingly judged by their speech and where male and female speech is often evaluated differently.

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JUDITH MATTSON BEAN Associate Professor of English and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas Woman's University, USA DEBORAH CAMERON Professor of Language and Communication at the University of Oxford SUSAN EHRLICH Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University in Toronto, Canada PULENG HANONG (previously published under the surname Thetela) Senior Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa JANET HOLMES Director of the Language in the Workplace Project and holds a personal Chair in Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand ALLYSON JULÉ Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of Glamorgan, Wales, UK SHARI KENDALL Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Discourse Studies in the Department of English at Texas A & M University, USA LIA LITOSSELITI Lecturer in Linguistics at City University, London, UK MEREDITH MARRA Research Officer for Victoria University's Language in the Workplace Project and a Lecturer in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, New Zealand SARA MILLS Research Professor in Linguistics at Sheffield Hallam University, UK SYLVIA SHAW Senior Lecturer in Communication and English Language Studies at Middlesex University, London, UK STEPHANIE SCHNURR Engaged in research towards a PhD in the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand DENISE TROUTMAN Associated Professor in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, Culture, Linguistics and Language at Michigan State University, USA CLARE WALSH Senior Lecturer in English at De Montfort University, Bedford, UK

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'I appreciate the breadth of contexts studied, from media, politics, work settings, religion courtrooms and classrooms. I believe they constitute a solid coverage that potentially make the book a classic, bridging a broad spectrum of evidence that will be very useful both to advanced undergraduate and to graduate students and to researchers...There is no other text that does similar work...very exciting and satisfying.' - Victoria Bergvall, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Michigan Technological University, USA


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Speaking Out
Book Subtitle
The Female Voice in Public Contexts
Editors
  • J. Baxter
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-52243-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230522435
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4039-9407-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4039-9408-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 264
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