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The Making of a Nonsexist Dictionary.

  title={The Making of a Nonsexist Dictionary.},
  author={A. C. Graham},

Toward a Feminist Historiography of Lexicography

ABSTRACT:Though it is commonly asserted that the history of dictionary making is overwhelmingly male, it is also generally accepted that today's dictionary makers and scholars are gender-diverse.

Women and Dictionary-Making

Sexist Language Reform in English Vocabulary

A large space of the paper is devoted to discussing the strategies and methods of sexist language reform in English vocabulary. With regard to western radical feminists’ experiments of effecting

"Who is the culprit: The structure or the culture?" Indirect sexism: Linguistic representation of women in Egyptian print media

This paper aims at investigating the more subtle ways of linguistic sexism in Egyptian print media. The paper examines three types of indirect sexism: collocations, transitivity, and presupposition

Gender Representation in Persian Folktales for Children

the present study was an attempt to add to the understanding of gendered content in Persian folklore stories for children. A deductive content analysis was performed to identify and record gender

Meanings, ideologies, and learners' dictionaries

This paper looks at the treatment of ideologically loaded items in monolingual learners’dictionaries of English, and issues in the lexicographical description of their meanings. It begins by

Subliminal Culture, Sexism and Hidden Curriculum in the Internationally Distributed Interchange Textbooks

This study sought to explore the culture, hidden curriculum and ideological import of the internationally distributed Interchange textbooks. It was intended to find out whether a recurrent


Language plays a very significant role in the maintenance of sex role stereotypes. Recent research suggests that gender nouns such as man are not generic terms referring to humans but often refer

Sexism, English and Yoruba

This paper surveys the incidence of sexism in the structure and use of English, and compares it with corresponding aspects of Yoruba. Subsequently, it examines the areas in which, due to the