Gendered Speech in Social Context: Perspectives from Gown to Town
New Zealand's first ever Language and Gender Symposium, held at Victoria University of Wellington in October 1999, covered many topics, bringing together international experts from academia and respected experienced workplace practitioners. This book presents selected papers from the Symposium covering its three major themes:
- Current leading edge international academic research in language and gender.
- Dialogue between two groups of experts exploring the value of language and gender research to women at work.
- Discussion of the implications of language and gender reseacrh in the 'real world'.