Are Iraqi women more prestige conscious than men? Sex differentiation in Baghdadi Arabic

@article{AbuHaidar1989AreIW,
  title={Are Iraqi women more prestige conscious than men? Sex differentiation in Baghdadi Arabic},
  author={Farida Abu‐Haidar},
  journal={Language in Society},
  year={1989},
  volume={18},
  pages={471 - 481}
}
ABSTRACT Investigators have found in Arabic-speaking communities that men's speech, and not women's, approximated the standard variety. More recent studies have challenged the assumption that prestige and standard spoken Arabic are one and the same. These studies have found that there are, in some Arab communities, prestige varieties of spoken Arabic which are not in the direction of standard Arabic, and that, contrary to what had been previously concluded, it is mostly women who speak the… 

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