Language and Gender - William O'Barr and Bowman Atkins

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What did O'Barr and Atkins look at for their language study?
Courtroom cases and witness' speech
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How did they carry out their study?
The two men studied courtroom cases for 30months observing witnesses and examining them for basic speech differences between men and women that Lakoff proposed.
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When did O'Barr and Atkins carry out this study (what year)?
1980
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What were their findings?
Found that langauge differences are based on situation-specific authority and NOT gender
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Which language theorist did their study challenge?
Lakoff
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The two men studied courtroom cases for 30months observing witnesses and examining them for basic speech differences between men and women that Lakoff proposed.

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