English language - Gender revision

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  • Gender
    • Dominance
      • Lakoff
        • Women's language lacks authority.
      • Zimmerman & West
      • Dale Spender
        • Males prevent females from speaking - they want to 'hold the floor'.
    • Difference
      • Jennifer Coates
        • Women use effective language and men use referential language.
      • Pamela Fishman
        • Conversational 'shitwork'.
        • Women have to work for a conversation - tag questions.
        • Counter argues Lakoff
    • Deficit
      • Otto Jesperson
        • Male language is the 'norm'.
        • Women's language is deficit.
        • 1992 - outdated.
    • Diversity
      • Janet Hyde
        • Gender similarities.
        • Differences aren't just gender - age, class, occupation, ethnicity.

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