Gendered Talk at Work
examines how women and men negotiate their gender identities as well as their professional roles in everyday workplace communication.
- written accessibly by one of the field’s foremost researchers
- explores the ways in which gender contributes to the interpretation of meaning in workplace interaction
- uses original and insightfully analyzed data to focus on the ways in which both women and men draw on gendered discourse resources to enact a range of workplace roles
- illustrates how a qualitative analysis of workplace discourse can throw light on the many ways in which workplace discourse provides a resource for constructing gender identity as one component of our complex socio-cultural identity
Wiley; April 2008
- ISBN: 9781405178457
- Edition: 1
- Read online, or download in secure PDF format
- Title: Gendered Talk at Work
Series: Language and Social Change
- Author: Janet Holmes
About The Author
Janet Holmes holds a personal Chair in Linguistics at Victoria University of Wellington. Her publications include The Blackwell Handbook of Language and Gender (2003; co-edited with Miriam Meyerhoff), Power and Politeness in the Workplace (2003; with Maria Stubbe), and Women, Men and Politeness (1995).