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Language and Gender (Intertext) [Paperback]

Angela Goddard , Lindsey Mean
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17 Feb 2000 0415201772 978-0415201773 1
Language and Gender explores aspects of discourse, reveals how texts are covertly gendered and includes numerous examples from a range of sources including adverts and newspapers.


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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (17 Feb 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415201772
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415201773
  • Product Dimensions: 25 x 17 x 1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 762,831 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'An excellent book which contextualises and summarises the issues surrounding language and gender, bringing them up to date in a challenging and relevant way.' - Sue Longden, Worcester Sixth Form College

'This well-designed text is accessibly written, with many excellent illustrations and a range of activities that encourage learners to reflect on their assumptions about language and gender. A valuable resource.' - Deborah Cameron, Institute of Education, University of London

'Dealing with complex ideas in a completely accessible style, Language and Gender is perhaps the most clear and thorough account of this field that I've encountered. The humour is well-placed and the book is energetic, amusing, acute, and spot-on in its analysis.' - Shan Wareing, University of Wales College, Newport

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This accessible satellite textbook in the Routledge Intertext series is unique in offering students hands-on practical experience of textual analysis focused on language and gender. Written in a clear, user-friendly style, it combines practical activities with texts, accompanied by commentaries and suggestions for further study. It can be used individually or in conjunction with the series core textbook Working with Texts: A core book for language analysis.
Aimed at A-Level and beginning undergraduate students, Language and Gender
* explores the relationship between language and our ideas about men and women
* challenges commonly expressed views on the subject of language and gender
* highlights the individuals role in the expression of gender stereotyping
* includes a range of text typesas diverse as personal ads, wildlife documentary, literary fiction and classical music programmes
* includes a comprehensive glossary of terms.

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5.0 out of 5 stars For students and teachers 11 May 2009
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An excellent text for both teachers of English Language at A-level, and students taking such a course. I teach AQA English Language and Literature and use this text to inform my teaching of the Language and Gender module. Good price on here and indispensable for students serious about getting a good grade.
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