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Women, Men and Language : A Sociolinguistic Account of Gender Differences in Language (Revised)
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Women, Men and Language is a seminal text in the field of language and gender andprovides an account of gender differences in language, addressing the key question: "Do women and men talk differently?" ThisRoutledge Linguistics Classic has been reissued with a new preface from Coates and covers: the origins of the book; the reasons for its popularity; its impact on the field; the changes in the concept of gender since the 80s; and an account of the development of the Women’s Movement through Third Wave feminism and the emerging Fourth Wave.Women, Men and Language is essential reading for any student or researcher working in the area of language and gender.