Gender Theorists

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  • Created on: 09-04-15 14:44
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  • Theorists
    • Lakoff
      • Polite Forms
      • Tag Q's
      • Empty Adjectives
      • Correct Grammer
      • Modal verbs
      • Intensifiers(so, very)
      • Indirect Comands
      • Special lexicon (lilac)
      • Use 'Wh-'imperatives
      • Apologise More
      • Avoid taboo or coarse language
      • Over use qualifiers
      • Lack a sense of Humour
    • Jesperson
      • Women talk too much
      • Use empty adjectives
      • Use intensifiers more
      • Avoid coarse of gross expresions
      • Use euphamistic expressions
      • More Fluent Vocab
      • Don't think before starting sentances
      • Men pause as the want to use precise words
    • O'Barr and Atkins
      • Looked at court room cases
      • Researched powerless language
      • Language differences are based on authourityor power . But not Gender
      • Dominance Theory
    • Zimmerman and West
      • Men interrupt to gain control of the topic
      • Men interrupt more than women in mixed sex covo.Shows their dominance
      • Men fail to use minimal responces indicaring lack of understanding or interest
      • Women have more silences in mixed sex convo.
      • Women are more likely to be silent after a male interuption
    • Thorne and Henley
      • Men talk more
      • Men are more likely to control topic of convo.
      • Men interrupt more
    • Fishman
      • Men talk twice as long as women
      • Women use Q's to keep convo. going
    • Koramovsky
      • Men - money, business, sprot, work & politics
      • Women - Family & personal matters
    • Grief
      • Parents interupt daughters > sons
      • Fathers interupt > mothers
    • Tannen
      • Men assume roles of 'giver' or 'fixer' of problems as this reinforces statis
      • Women overlap to give support
      • Men interrupt to be competitive
      • Men use more imperative construction than women
      • Women use more cloaked imperatives
      • Men Vs. Women
        • Status Vs. Support
        • Independance Vs.Intimacy
        • Advice Vs. Undersand
        • Information Vs. Feelings
        • Orders Vs. Proposals
        • Conflict Vs. compromise
    • Coates
      • Men are more likely to reject topic put forward by women
      • Women more likely to accept topic put worward by men
      • Women use back channeling
      • Women talk about people and feelings not things and abstract ideas
      • Women avoid conflict and face theatening
      • Men use Q's to elicit info
      • Hedges used to encourage disscusion & to avoid appearing thretening
    • Coates and Cameron
      • Women use Q's moniter whether others are in aggreement
      • Men use a competitive talking style and vye for airtime & power
      • Women have a co-operative style and build on each others contributions
    • Jones
      • Women's oral culture:
        • Bitching
        • Chatting
        • Scandal
        • House talk

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