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LING2380 Reading List

Language and Gender, 2019/20, Semester 2
Ruth Payne
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Pre-module reading   

For those who want to make a start with reading for this module, Jennifer Coates' book Women, Men and Language (2013)' is a very good starting point. I recommend reading the introductory chapter, then perhaps dipping into areas such as the historical background and the section on 'gender differences in conversational practice'.

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Main reading list

Baker, Paul (2008) Sexed texts : language, gender, and sexuality. London: Equinox.

Baker, Paul (2002) Polari : the lost language of gay men. London: Routledge.

Baxter, Judith (2003) Positioning gender in discourse : a feminist methodology. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Baxter, Judith (ed) (2006) Speaking out : the female voice in public contexts. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Baxter, Judith (2010) The language of female leadership. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Benwell, Bethan (ed) (2003) Masculinity and men's lifestyle magazines. Oxford: Blackwell.

Benwell, Bethan and Elizabeth Stokoe (2006) Discourse and identity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Bergvall, Victoria, Janet Bing and Alice Freed (eds.) (1996) Rethinking language and gender research : theory and practice. London: Longman.

Bloor, Meriel and Thomas Bloor (2007) The practice of critical discourse analysis : an introduction. London: Hodder Arnold.

Bucholtz, Mary (ed) (1999) Reinventing identities : the gendered self in discourse. Oxford: OUP.

Burr, Vivien (1998) Gender and social psychology . London: Routledge

Cameron, Deborah (2006) On language and sexual politics. London: Routledge.

Cameron, Deborah (2000) Good to talk? : living and working in a communication culture. London: Sage.

Cameron, Deborah (1995) Verbal hygiene. London: Routledge. 

Cameron, Deborah (1992) Feminism and Linguistic Theory (2nd ed.) London: Macmillan.

Cameron, Deborah (1990) The Feminist Critique of Language. London: Routledge. 2nd edition 1998.

Cameron, Deborah and Don Kulick (2003) Language and sexuality. Cambridge: CUP.

Cameron, Deborah (2007) Dreaming of Genie: Language, gender difference and identity on the web. In Sally Johnson & Astrid Ensslin (eds.) Language in the media : representations, identities, ideologies. London/New York: Continuum, pp. 234-49. Available online as an e-book

Christie, Christine (2000) Gender and language : towards a feminist pragmatics. Edinburgh: EUP.

Coates, Jennifer (2003) Men talk : stories in the making of masculinities Oxford: Blackwell.

Coates, Jennifer (1998) Language and Gender: A Reader. Oxford: Blackwell.

Coates, Jennifer (1996) Women talk : conversation between women friends Oxford: Blackwell.

Coates, Jennifer (2013 [1986; 1993]) Women, Men and Language. London: Longman.

Coates, Jennifer and Deborah Cameron (eds.) (1988) Women in their speech communities : new perspectives on language and sex London: Longman.

Crawford, Mary (1995) Talking difference : on gender and language London: Sage.

Eckert, Penelope and Sally McConnell-Ginet (2003) Language and gender. Cambridge: CUP.

Frosh, Stephen (2001) Young masculinities : understanding boys in contemporary society. London: Palgrave.

Galasinski, Dariusz (2004) Men and the language of emotions London: Palgrave.

Gibbon, Margaret (1999) Feminist perspectives on language. London: Longman.

Goddard, Angela (2002) The Language of Advertising. London: Routledge.

Goddard, Angela and Lindsay Mean Patterson (2000) Language and gender. London: Routledge.

Graddol, David and Joan Swann (1989) Gender voices. Oxford: Blackwell.

Guendouzi, Jackie (2004) ‘She’s very slim’: talking about body-size in all-female interactions. Journal of Pragmatics.. 36: 1635-1653.

Hall, Kira and Mary Bucholtz (eds.) (1995) Gender articulated : language and the socially constructed self. London: Routledge.

Harrington, Kate, Lia Litosseliti, Helen Sauntson and Jane Sunderland (eds.) (2008) Gender and language research methodologies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Harvey, Keith and Celia Shalom (eds.) (1997) Language and desire : encoding sex, romance, and intimacy. London: Routledge.

Holmes, Janet (1995) Women, men and politeness London: Longman.

Holmes, Janet and Miriam Meyerhoff (eds.) (2003) The handbook of language and gender. Oxford: Blackwell.

Jackson, Peter, Nick Stevenson and Kate Brooks (2001) Making sense of men's magazines. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Jagose, Anna-Marie (1996) Queer theory : an introduction. New York: New York University Press.

Jeffries, Lesley (2007) Textual construction of the female body : a critical discourse approach. London: Longman.

Johnson, Sally (1995) Gender, group identity, and variation in the Berlin urban vernacular : a sociolinguistic study Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

Johnson, Sally and Ulrike Hanna Meinhof (eds.) (1997) Language and masculinity. Oxford: Blackwell.

Julé, Allyson (2004) Gender, participation and silence in the language classroom : sh-shushing the girls. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Jule, Allyson (ed.) (2015) Shifting visions : international gender and language research. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Kress, Gunter and Theo van Leeuwen (2006 [1996]) Reading Images: the Grammar of Visual Design. Second Edition. London: Routledge.

Kress, Gunther and Theo van Leeuwen (2001) Multimodal discourse : the modes and media of contemporary communication. London: Arnold.

Kulick, Don (2003) No. Language and Communication. 23: 139-151.

Lakoff, Robin (1975) Language and Woman's Place. New York: Harper Colophon.

Lakoff, Robin (2004) Language and Woman's Place. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lazar, Michelle (ed) (2004) Feminist critical discourse analysis : gender, ideology and power London: Palgrave.

Leap, William L. and Tom Boellstorff (eds.) (2004) Speaking in queer tongues : globalization and gay language Champaign, Illinois: University of Illingois Press.

Leaper, C. & Ayres, M. M. (2007). A Meta-analytic Review of Gender Variations in Adults' Language Use: TALKATIVENESS, Affiliative Speech and Assertive Speech. Personality and social psychology review. ISSN: 1088-8683, 11 (4): 328-63.

Levorato, Alessandra (2003) Language and gender in the fairy tale tradition : a linguistic analysis of old and new story telling. London: Palgrave.

Litosseliti, Lia (2006) Gender and language : theory and practice London: Edward Arnold.

Litosseliti, Lia (2006) Gender and language : theory and practice. London: Edward Arnold.

Litosseliti, Lia and Jane Sunderland (eds.) (2002) Gender identity and discourse analysis. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Livia, Anna and Kira Hall (eds.) (1997) Queerly phrased : language, gender, and sexuality. New York: Oxford University Press.

Machin, David (2007) Introduction to multimodal analysis. London: Hodder Arnold.

McLoughlin, Linda (2000) The language of magazines. London: Routledge.

Milani, Tommaso M. (ed.) (2016) Language and masculinities : performances, intersections, dislocations ISBN: 9781317638926 (e-book). London: Routledge.

Miller, Casey and Kate Swift (1995) The handbook of non-sexist writing for writers, editors and speakers. 3rd British edition. London: Women’s Press.

Mills, Jane (1989) Womanwords. London: Longman.

Mills, Sara (2012) Gender matters : feminist linguistic analysis ISBN: 9781845534967 (pbk.) : £16.99; 9781845534950 (hbk.) : £50.00; 1845534956 (hbk.) : £50.00; 1845534964 (pbk.) : £16.99. London: Equinox.

Mills, Sara (2003) Gender and politeness. Cambridge: CUP.

Mills, Sara (1997) Discourse. London: Routledge.

Mills, Sara (1995) Feminist stylistics London: Routledge.

Mills, Sara (ed) (1995) Language and gender : interdisciplinary perspectives London: Longman.

Mills, Sara and Louise Mullany (2011) Language, gender and feminism : theory, methodology and practice. London: Routledge.

Morrish, Elizabeth and Helen Sauntson (2007) New perspectives on language and sexual identity. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Nardi, Peter M. (ed) (1999) Gay masculinities. Thousand Oakes: Sage.

Pauwels, Anne (1998) Women changing language London: Longman.

Richardson, John E. (2007) Analysing newspapers : an approach from critical discourse analysis. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Romaine, Suzanne (1999) Communicating gender. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Sauntson, Helen and Sakis Kyratzis (eds.) (2007) Language, sexualities and desires : cross-cultural perspectives Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Spender, Dale (1980) Man Made Language. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Stephens, John (1992) Language and ideology in children's fiction. London: Longman.

Sturken, Marita and Lisa Cartwright (2001) Practices of looking : an introduction to visual culture. Oxford: OUP.

Sunderland, Jane (2004) Gendered discourses. London: Palgrave.

Sunderland, Jane (2006) Language and gender : an advanced resource book. London: Routledge.

Sunderland, Jane (2011) Language, gender and children's fiction London: Continuum.

Swann, Joan (1992) Girls, boys and language. Oxford: Blackwell.

Talbot, Mary (1995) Fictions at work : language and social practice in fiction. London: Longman.

Talbot, Mary (1998) Language and gender : an introduction. Oxford: Polity Press.

Talbot, Mary (2010) Language and gender Second Edition. Oxford: Polity Press.

Tannen, Deborah (1990) You Just Don't Understand: Men and Women in Conversation. London: Virago.

Tannen, Deborah (1993) Gender and conversational interaction. New York: Oxford University Press

Thorne, Barrie and Nancy Henley (eds.) (1975) Language and sex : difference and dominance. Rowley, Massachusetts: Newbury House.

Thorne, Barrie, Cheris Kramarae and Nancy Henley (1983) Language, Gender and Society. Rowley, Massachusetts: Newbury House.

Trechter, Sara (2003) A marked man: the contexts of gender and ethnicity. In Holmes, Janet & Meyerhoff, Miriam (eds.) The handbook of language and gender. Oxford: Blackwell, 423-443 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE

Weatherell, Ann (2002) Gender, language and discourse. London: Routledge.

Whitehead, Stephen M. (2002) Men and masculinities : key themes and new directions. Malden: Polity Press.

Whitehead, Stephen M. and Barrett Frank J. (eds.) (2001) The masculinities reader. Malden: Polity Press.

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Seminar and workshop readings

Barrett, R, (2009) Chapter 7: Language and Identity in Drag Queen Performances. FROM: Coupland, N, The new sociolinguistics reader ISBN: 9781403944153 (pbk.); 9781403944146 (hbk.); 1403944148 (hbk.); 1403944156 (pbk.). pp 250 - 257. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.    Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Baxter, Judith (2010) Chapter 6: Case Study 2: Language of Female Leadership in Action. The language of female leadership. pp. 116-146. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.     

Coady, Ann. (2018) 'The origin of sexism in language' Gender and language ISSN: 1747-6321 12 (3), 271-293.

Connell, R. W. and Messerschmidt, J. W. (2005) 'Hegemonic masculinity. Rethinking the concept' Gender & society. ISSN: 0891-2432 19 (6) 829-859.

Hall, K, (2009) Chapter 16: Lip Service on the Fantasy Lines. FROM: Coupland, N, The new sociolinguistics reader. pp.229 - 249. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva Available as an Online Course Reading in the VLE  

Jaworska, Sylvia and Hunt, Sally (2017) 'Differentiations and intersections: a corpus-assisted discourse study of gender representations in the British press before, during and after the London Olympics 2012' Gender and language ISSN: 1747-6321 11 (3), 336-364.

Langton, Rae. (1993) Speech Acts and Unspeakable Acts. Philosophy & public affairs. ISSN: 0048-3915 22 (4): 293-330.     

Moser, Charles & Devereux, Maura (2016) ‘Gender neutral pronouns: A modest proposal’ International journal of transgenderism ISSN: 1553-2739. Publication. doi: 10.1080/15532739.2016.1217446 [Taylor & Francis Online]     

Sunderland, Jane. (2012) ''Brown Sugar': The textual construction of femininity in two 'tiny texts' Gender and language ISSN: 1747-6321. 6 (1), 105-129.

Taylor, Yolande & Sunderland, Jane (2003) ‘I’ve always loved women’: the representation of the male sex worker in Maxim. The sociological review. ISSN: 0038-0261; 1467-954X. 169-187     

This list was last updated on 25/01/2019