The Myth of Mars and Venus (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
208
Utgivningsdatum
2007-10-01
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustratör/Fotograf
No
Illustrationer
No
Dimensioner
202 x 137 x 20 mm
Vikt
340 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
44:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Case Laminate on Creme w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780199214471

The Myth of Mars and Venus

Do men and women really speak different languages?

Inbunden,  Engelska, 2007-10-01
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In this hugely readable account Cameron cuts her way through the hype to debunk the myths about language and the sexes that have been propagated in recent popular writing. Drawing on more than 30 years of scientific research in the field of language and gender studies, she explains what the findings really say about men and women and the way they communicate. Essential reading for inhabitants of other planets.
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Red Pepper Magazine immensely readable

Katharine Viner, The Guardian a brilliant and timely book.

Susannah Herbert, The Sunday Times I sensed early on in this delightfully spiky book that Deborah Cameron - an Oxford professor of language and communication - would give a first-class kros, and enjoy it, too.

Susannah Herbert, The Sunday Times Cameron, skilled at deflating the sweeping generalisations of others.

The Guardian [A] vigorously argued book

www.thefword.org.uk Fascinating, insightful, comprehensive...you'll just have to read it for yourself.

Sarah Ensor, Socialist Review short and enjoyable read

Övrig information

<br>Deborah Cameron is Rupert Murdoch Professor of Language and Communication at the University of Oxford. An internationally known researcher in the field of language and gender studies, she is the author or editor of several academic books on the subject, as well as many articles.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

1. Myths, and why they matter; 2. A time and a place: putting myths in their cultural context; 3. Partial truths: why difference is not the whole story; 4. A world of difference? Mars and Venus in childhood and adolescence; 5. Cross purposes: the myth of male-female misunderstanding; 6. Back to nature:brains, genes, and evolution; 7. Public speaking: Mars and Venus in politics and the workplace; 8. Doing what comes culturally: identity and style; 9. Beyond Mars and Venus; NOTES; INDEX