Untying the Tongue: Gender, Power, and the Word

Synopsis

The words and grammatical structure of a given language are the most basic building blocks of thought and communication; they reflect the ways speakers communicate with others and conceptualize themselves and their world. Since language reflects a culture's biases and inequities, a socially constructed, gendered power differential between men and women may lead each to have very different relationships to language.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Lisa Merrill
  • Lou Ann Matossian
  • Gail M. Schwab
  • Katherine Stephenson
  • Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt
  • Lisa Merrill
  • Lou Ann Matossian
  • Gail M. Schwab
  • Katherine Stephenson
  • Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt
  • Patricia A. Brieschke
  • Phyllis R. Randall
  • Michael P. Kelley
  • Patricia A. Sullivan
  • Lynn H. Turner
  • Deborah Petersen-perlman
  • Daniel J. Shea
  • Richard West
  • Cheryl Forbes
  • Allen Emerson
  • Janice Koch
  • Amy S. Korpi
  • R. J. Kivatisky
  • Deborah S. Ballard-reisch
  • Mary Elton
  • Daniel J. Weigel
  • Victoria Defrancisco
  • Angela Allison-faber
  • Roberta L. Kosberg
  • Andrew S. Rancer
  • Mary-jeanette Smythe
  • Linda A. M. Perry
  • Linda Longmire
  • Timothy H. Smith
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1998