Language and Woman s Place

Language and Woman s Place

This new edition of Language and Woman's Place not only makes available once again the pioneering text of feminist linguistics; just as important, it places the text in the context of contemporary feminist and gender theory for a new ...

Author: Robin Tolmach Lakoff

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019534717X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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The 1975 publication of Robin Tolmach Lakoff's Language and Woman's Place, is widely recognized as having inaugurated feminist research on the relationship between language and gender, touching off a remarkable response among language scholars, feminists, and general readers. For the past thirty years, scholars of language and gender have been debating and developing Lakoff's initial observations. Arguing that language is fundamental to gender inequality, Lakoff pointed to two areas in which inequalities can be found: Language used about women, such as the asymmetries between seemingly parallel terms like master and mistress, and language used by women, which places women in a double bind between being appropriately feminine and being fully human. Lakoff's central argument that "women's language" expresses powerlessness triggered a controversy that continues to this day. The revised and expanded edition presents the full text of the original first edition, along with an introduction and annotations by Lakoff in which she reflects on the text a quarter century later and expands on some of the most widely discussed issues it raises. The volume also brings together commentaries from twenty-six leading scholars of language, gender, and sexuality, within linguistics, anthropology, modern languages, education, information sciences, and other disciplines. The commentaries discuss the book's contribution to feminist research on language and explore its ongoing relevance for scholarship in the field. This new edition of Language and Woman's Place not only makes available once again the pioneering text of feminist linguistics; just as important, it places the text in the context of contemporary feminist and gender theory for a new generation of readers.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

Language and Woman s Place

Language and Woman s Place

Widely recognized as having inaugurated feminist research on the relationship between gender and language, this revised edition includes an introduction and annotations by the author in which she reflects on some of the most widely ...

Author: Robin Tolmach Lakoff

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195167580

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 309

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Widely recognized as having inaugurated feminist research on the relationship between gender and language, this revised edition includes an introduction and annotations by the author in which she reflects on some of the most widely discussed issues it raises.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Woman s Place

A Woman s Place

Author: Marian Sawer

Publisher: Sydney ; Boston : G. Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 0868614009

Category: Women

Page: 235

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Categories: Women

Language and Woman s Place

Language and Woman s Place

In this investigation Lakoff uncovers the roots of our language that classify and delineate te sexes.

Author: Robin Tolmach Lakoff

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: STANFORD:36105003227597

Category: English language

Page: 83

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In this investigation Lakoff uncovers the roots of our language that classify and delineate te sexes. Why are parallel words - one applying to masculin beings, the other to feminine - not also parallel in their range of use and connotion? Why have the words bachelor/spinster or master/mistress come to mean such widely different things?
Categories: English language

A Woman s Place Is at the Top

A Woman s Place Is at the Top

With unprecedented access to Peck’s original letters, artifacts, and ephemera, Hannah Kimberley brings Peck’s entire life to the page for the first time, giving Peck her rightful place in history.

Author: Hannah Kimberley

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781250105813

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist. She was a feminist and an independent thinker who refused to let gender stereotypes stand in her way. Peck gained fame in 1895 when she first climbed the Matterhorn at the age of forty-five – not for her daring alpine feat, but because she climbed wearing pants. Fifteen years later, she was the first climber ever to conquer Mount Huascarán (21,831 feet) in Peru. In 1911, just before her sixtieth birthday, she entered a race with Hiram Bingham (the model for Indiana Jones) to climb Mount Coropuna. A Woman’s Place Is at the Top: The Biography of Annie Smith Peck is the first full length work about this incredible woman who single-handedly carved her place on the map of mountain climbing and international relations. Peck marched in suffrage parades and became a political speaker and writer before women had the right to vote. She was a propagandist, an expert on North-South American relations, and an author and lecturer contracted to speak as an authority on multinational industry and commerce before anyone had ever thought to appoint a woman as a diplomat. With unprecedented access to Peck’s original letters, artifacts, and ephemera, Hannah Kimberley brings Peck’s entire life to the page for the first time, giving Peck her rightful place in history.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

A Woman s Place in Christ

A Woman s Place in Christ

A Woman' s Place in Christ Jataun Pye A Woman 's Place in Christ discusses the role of women, as God prescribes it, through the voice of one of his daughters. Written with the sentiments of women in mind, this book esteems to show that ...

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Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781434943750

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A Woman s Place Is in the Brewhouse

A Woman s Place Is in the Brewhouse

A Woman's Place Is in the Brewhouse celebrates the contributions and influence of female brewers and explores the forces that have erased them from the brewing world. It's a history that's simultaneously inspiring and demeaning.

Author: Tara Nurin

Publisher: Chicago Review Press

ISBN: 1641603429

Category:

Page: 304

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Dismiss the stereotype of the bearded brewer. It's women, not men, who've brewed beer throughout most of human history. Their role as family and village brewer lasted for hundreds of thousands of years--through the earliest days of Mesopotamian civilization, the reign of Cleopatra, the witch trials of Medieval and Renaissance Europe, and the settling of colonial America. A Woman's Place Is in the Brewhouse celebrates the contributions and influence of female brewers and explores the forces that have erased them from the brewing world. It's a history that's simultaneously inspiring and demeaning. Wherever and whenever the cottage brewing industry has grown profitable, politics, religion, and capitalism have grown greedy. On a macro scale, men have repeatedly seized control and forced women out of the business. Other times, women have simply lost the minimal independence, respect, and economic power brewing brought them. But there are more breweries now than at any time in American history and today women serve as founder, CEO, or head brewer at more than one thousand of them. As women continue to work hard for equal treatment and recognition in the industry, author Tara Nurin shows readers that women have been--and are once again becoming--relevant in the brewing world.
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A Woman s Place

A Woman s Place

Revisions and Re- Vision 258 A Critical Look at Language and Woman 's Place: or Who Says I'm Polite?, by Karen Olsen 275 Recommended Reading 280 Chapter Ten. Group Writing: Research Projects and Papers 281 Defining the Topic 282 ...

Author: Shirley Morahan

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 143841353X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 308

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A truly liberated rhetoric and reader has at last become available to courses in composition, with the publication of A Woman’s Place. This unique textbook explores the notion of writing as self-definition and, as a consequence, the relationship between gender and writing. Convinced that writing is a meaningful process, performed with commitment, Dr. Morahan has created a course that simultaneously sharpens writing and thinking skills and contributes to the consciousness-raising of women and men in today’s world. Her “pedagogy for liberation” creates a student-centered classroom, in which a spirit of collaboration replaces one of competition, by means of peer editing, tutorial approaches, and small group activities. The literary passages of A Woman’s Place are, both stylistically and thematically, tied in with the lessons directly. At the same time, they function as a compact women’s studies course. Research and writing are organized around a cluster of shared themes—problems that all students are addressing in their lives: power vs. powerlessness, passivity vs. action, identity, oppression vs. freedom, and the nurturance of creativity. Taken from the works of professional writers, including such well-known individuals as Adrienne Rich, Tillie Olsen, Joan Didion, Virginia Woolf, Margaret Mead, Mary Wollstonecraft, Jonathan Swift, and Sylvia Plath, they are often accompanied by short excerpts from student essays. Useful bibliographical notes suggest further readings.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Woman s Place

A Woman s Place

'I know I bang onabout it,but there are dayswhen a woman'splace seems to be not inthe home, or kitchen,or the House of Commons, but in the wrong, whatever she tries.' Karenglanced pointedly towards thecounter.

Author: Edwina Currie

Publisher: Biteback Publishing

ISBN: 9781849544368

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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As the rumours subside and the cheering stops, Elaine Stalker MP watches with a pang of regret as Roger Dickson takes up the reins of government as Prime Minister. She has intimate knowledge of just how competent and decent her ex-lover is, but his new role of necessity curtails their close friendship. Yet Roger recognises Elaine's drive and quickly appoints her Junior Minister in a newly created government department. It is a political hot seat, and one that finds Elaine ruefully concluding that in the corridors of power, a woman's place is usually in the wrong... A powerful sequel to A Parliamentary Affair.
Categories: Fiction

A Woman s Place

A Woman s Place

"Joan Withers has been a champion of diversity in the workplace and a trailblazer for women in the boardroom.

Author: Joan Withers

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0143770594

Category: Businesswomen

Page: 256

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'Successful women rarely set out to become role models. They just do the best they can, and hopefully that becomes inspirational for other women.' Joan Withers left high school with School Certificate at the age of 16 and from those unassuming beginnings has gone on to manage one of New Zealand's leading media organisations and to chair the boards of several of the country's largest companies. An outspoken advocate for diversity in the boardroom and for equal pay for women, Joan argues that gender inequality holds back not only women but economic growth globally. In this candid account of her life and career, she shares her journey from stay-at-home mum to CEO of Fairfax New Zealand, and in-demand company director and board Chair. A highly readable insight into business leadership and what it takes to succeed, A Woman's Placeis also a call to action for women to set their sights on the top of the corporate ladder.
Categories: Businesswomen