Table of contents for Language and gender : a reader / edited by Jennifer Coates and Pia Pichler.

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Editors’ Note.
Transcription Conventions 1.
Transcription Conventions 2.
Part I Gender Differences in Pronunciation and Grammar.
1 Yanyuwa: “Men speak one way, women speak another” (John Bradley).
2 Sex and Covert Prestige (Peter Trudgill).
3 Linguistic Variation and Social Function (Jenny Cheshire).
4 Girl-talk/Boy-talk: Sex Differences in Adolescent Speech (Edina Eisikovits).
5 Black Women in the Rural South: Conservative and Innovative (Patricia C. Nichols).
6 Gender and Sociolinguistic Variation (Penelope Eckert).
Part II Gender and Conversational Practice.
7 Complimenting – A Positive Politeness Strategy (Janet Holmes).
8 Cooperation and Competition Across Girls’ Play Activities (Marjorie Harness Goodwin).
9 Expressions of Gender: An Analysis of Pupils’ Gendered Discourse Styles in Small Group Classroom Discussions (Julia Davies).
10 Gender and the Use of Exclamation Points in Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of Exclamations Posted to Two Electronic Discussion Lists (Carol Waseleski).
Part III Gender, Power, and Dominance in Mixed Talk.
11 Women’s Place in Everyday Talk: Reflections on Parent–Child Interaction (Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman).
12 The Sounds of Silence: How Men Silence Women in Marital Relations (Victoria Leto DeFrancisco).
13 Talk Control: An Illustration from the Classroom of Problems in Analysing Male Dominance of Conversation (Joan Swann).
14 Participation in Electronic Discourse in a “Feminist” Field (Susan C. Herring, Deborah A. Johnson and Tamra DiBenedetto).
15 Zuiqian “Deficient Mouth”: Discourse, Gender and Domestic Violence in Urban China (Jie Yang).
Part IV Same-Sex Talk.
16 Gossip Revisited: Language in All-Female Groups (Jennifer Coates).
17 “Why Be Normal?”: Language and Identity Practices in a Community of Nerd Girls (Mary Bucholtz).
18 Hybrid or In Between Cultures: Traditions of Marriage in a Group of British Bangladeshi Girls (Pia Pichler).
19 Performing Gender Identity: Young Men’s Talk and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity (Deborah Cameron).
20 Pushing at the Boundaries: The Expression of Alternative Masculinities (Jennifer Coates).
21 Playing the Straight Man: Displaying and Maintaining Male Heterosexuality in Discourse (Scott F. Kiesling).
Part V Women’s Talk in the Public Domain.
22 Female Speakers of Japanese in Transition (Katsue Akiba Reynolds).
23 Governed by the Rules? The Female Voice in Parliamentary Debates (Sylvia Shaw).
24 “Doing Femininity” at Work: More than Just Relational Practice (Janet Holmes and Stephanie Schnurr).
25 Communities of Practice at Work: Gender, Facework and the Power of_Habitus at an All-Female Police Station and a Feminist Crisis Intervention Center in Brazil (Ana Cristina Ostermann).
26 Trial Discourse and Judicial Decision-Making: Constraining the Boundaries of Gendered Identities (Susan Ehrlich).
Part VI Language, Gender, and Sexuality.
27 Lesbian Bar Talk in Shinjuku, Tokyo (Hideko Abe).
28 Boys’ Talk: Hindi, Moustaches and Masculinity in New Delhi (Kira Hall).
29 Queering Gay Men’s English (William L. Leap).
30 Indexing Polyphonous Identity in the Speech of African American Drag Queens (Rusty Barrett).
31 Language and Sexuality in Spanish and English Dating Chats (Marisol del-Teso-Craviotto).
Part VII Theoretical Debates (1): Gender or Power?
32 “Women’s Language” or “Powerless Language”? (William M. O’Barr and Bowman K. Atkins).
33 Are “Powerless” Communication Strategies the Japanese Norm? (Patricia J. Wetzel).
34 When the Doctor is a “Lady”: Power, Status and Gender in Physician–Patient Encounters (Candace West).
Part VIII Theoretical Debates (2): Difference or Dominance?
35 A Cultural Approach to Male–Female Miscommunication (Daniel N. Maltz and Ruth A. Borker).
36 Asymmetries: Women and Men Talking at Cross-Purposes (Deborah Tannen).
37 Selling the Apolitical (Senta Troemel-Ploetz).
Part IX Theoretical Debates (3): When is Gender Relevant?
38 Whose Text? Whose Context? (Emanuel A. Schegloff).
39 Gender Relevance in Talk-in-Interaction and Discourse (Ann Weatherall).
40 Yes, But Is It Gender? (Joan Swann).
Part X New Directions in Language and Gender Research.
41 Communities of Practice: Where Language, Gender, and Power All Live (Penelope Eckert and Sally McConnell–Ginet).
42 Gender and Language Ideologies (Deborah Cameron).
43 Social Constructionism, Postmodernism and Feminist Sociolinguistics (Janet Holmes).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Language and languages -- Sex differences.