Description - Gendered Talk at Work by Janet Holmes
Gendered Talk at Work examines how women and men negotiate their gender identities as well as their professional roles in everyday workplace communication. * written accessibly by one of the field's foremost researchers * explores the ways in which gender contributes to the interpretation of meaning in workplace interaction * uses original and insightfully analyzed data to focus on the ways in which both women and men draw on gendered discourse resources to enact a range of workplace roles * illustrates how a qualitative analysis of workplace discourse can throw light on the many ways in which workplace discourse provides a resource for constructing gender identity as one component of our complex socio-cultural identity
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(243mm x 164mm x 20mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Janet Holmes
Janet Holmes holds a personal Chair in Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington. Her publications include The Blackwell Handbook of Language and Gender (2003; co-edited with Miriam Meyerhoff), Power and Politeness in the Workplace (2003; with Maria Stubbe), and Women, Men and Politeness (1995).