This Handbook answers a long-standing need for an up-to-date, comprehensive, international, in-depth critical survey of the history, trajectory, data, results and key figures involved in sociolinguistics. The result is a work of unprecedented coverage and insight. It is all here, from the foundational contributions to the field to the impact of new media, new technologies of communication, globalization, trans-border fluidities and agendas of research.
Chapter 28: Gender and Interaction
Gender and Interaction
Research on language and gender has now been carried out for almost 40 years, and has produced a huge body of literature, including some outstanding introductions to the subject (e.g. Eckert and McConnell-Ginet, 2003), a handbook on this topic (Holmes and Meyerhoff, 2003) and even a journal ...