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Language and Gender
1. An introduction to gender 2. Introduction to the study of language and gender 3. Linguistic resources 4. Getting it said 5. Making nice 6. Being assertive... or not 7. Where common sense comesExpand
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Think Practically and Look Locally: Language and Gender as Community-Based Practice
How do gender and language interact? For the past 20 years or so, linguists, anthropologists, psychologists, sociologists, and feminist thinkers have explored many aspects of this question. There areExpand
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Meaning and Grammar: An Introduction to Semantics
This self-contained introduction to natural language semantics addresses the major theoretical questions in the field through a sequence of formal tools and their linguistic applications. Expand
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'Ad-Verbs' modify (i.e. 'change') verbs. Adverbs internal to a VP are Ad-Verbs modifying the verb that heads that VP. VP-external adverbs may be interpreted as Ad-Verbs only with respect to someExpand
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Language and Other Abstract Objects.
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New generalizations and explanations in language and gender research
Gendered linguistic practices emerge as people engage in social practices that construct them not only as girls or boys, women or men ‐ but also as, e.g., Asian American or heterosexually active.Expand
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Putting communities of practice in their place
The study of language, gender, and sexuality has enthusiastically embraced the concept community of practice. Now the field needs to take the concept further in two directions: (1) The comparativeExpand
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Niloofar Haeri, The sociolinguistic market of Cairo: Gender, class and education. (Library of Arabic linguistics, 13.) London & New York: Kegan Paul, 1996. Pp. xviii, 271.
Language use and attitudes in Egypt and the larger Arab world pose a challenge to much of the received wisdom among sociolinguists about the role of gender in sociolinguistic variation. MoreExpand
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