Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Gender Identity Through by Janet Holmes

By Janet Holmes

Gendered speak at paintings examines how men and women negotiate their gender identities in addition to their specialist roles in daily office conversation. written accessibly by way of one of many field’s most excellent researchers explores the ways that gender contributes to the translation of which means in office interplay makes use of unique and insightfully analyzed information to target the ways that either men and women draw on gendered discourse assets to enact quite a number office roles illustrates how a qualitative research of office discourse can throw gentle at the some ways during which place of work discourse presents a source for developing gender id as one component to our advanced socio-cultural id

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Jackson and Parry (2001: 27) comment that ‘it would be difficult to find a nation that has institutionalized and ritualized . . wealth and status envy’ or ‘lack of reverence for big business’ to the extent that Australasians have. Still (1996: 71). Baxter (2003: 172). This term is discussed below. See also Eckert and McConnell-Ginet (1992), Wenger (1998). Baxter (2003). See Holmes (1997a) for further discussion. Cameron and Kulick (2003: 57), summarizing Ochs’ (1992) argument on indexing function of language.

Even in recent times, they have more often been deputies than chiefs. And even when they make it to more influential positions, it has been argued that their contributions are often underestimated and undervalued. 1 This chapter challenges the stereotypical conception of effective leadership as necessarily masculine in style. Different conceptions of leadership and different ways of discursively doing leadership are illustrated, with particular attention to the gendered features of leadership discourse.

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