'[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
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).