Women, Men and Everyday Talk


Bringing together a selection of some of the author's key papers on language and gender, this book provides an overview of the development of language and gender studies over the last 30 years, with particular emphasis on conversational data and on single sex friendship groups.
  • Palgrave Macmillan UK; October 2013
  • ISBN 9781137314949
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  • Title: Women, Men and Everyday Talk
  • Author: J. Coates
  • Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan

In The Press

'[T]he author's straightforward presentation of the history of language and gender studies makes this book an ideal supplement for an introductory course on gender, discourse analysis, or sociolinguistics.' - Linguist

About The Author

Jennifer Coates is Emeritus Professor of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Roehampton, UK. Her chief research interests are language, gender and sexuality, turn-taking in conversation, and conversational narrative. Her published work includes Women, Men and Language; Women Talk. Conversation Between Women Friends; Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinities; and The Sociolinguistics of Narrative (co-editor).