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Guide to Linguistic Theories, Research and Concepts | Genderlect »

Beth Kemp | Monday January 30, 2012

Categories: Hot Entries, Gender, Genderlect, Linguistics Theory & Study, Linguistic Theory, Using Theory


This topic is concerned with the study of differences between male speech and female speech. The guide to Language and Power will cover theories relating to the representation of gender in language and concerns about sexist language. Some specifications put these together under the topic of ‘gender’ whilst others treat them separately. Specifications including Variation as a topic of study often include gender as one possible variable. The topic has been treated separately here since there has been so much work carried out in this area,...

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