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Title Gender in interaction : perspectives on femininity and masculinity in ethnography and discourse / edited by Bettina Baron, Helga Kotthoff.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., [2001]

Series Pragmatics & beyond, 0922-842X ; new ser., v. 93
Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 93.
Subject Social interaction.
Sex role.
Communication -- Sex differences.
Alt Name Baron, Bettina.
Kotthoff, Helga.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 352 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Preface / Helga Kotthoff, Bettina Baron -- Part I. Introduction -- Gender and interaction: widening the conceptual scope / Barrie Thorne -- Part II. Perspectives on gender in childhood and adolescence -- Girls oppositional stances: the interactional accomplishment of gender in nursery school and family life / Jenny Cook-Gumperz -- Constituting the emotions: a longitudinal study of emotion talk in a preschool friendship group of boys / Amy Kyratzis -- Notably gendered relations: relationship work in early adolescents' notes / Spencer E. Cahill -- Far from sugar and spice: teenage girls, embodiment and representation / Gerry Bloustein -- Part III. Perspectives on masculinity -- Masculinities and men's health / R.W. Connell -- Gender and habitus: fundamental securities and crisis tendencies among men / Cornelia Behnke, Michael Meuser -- "Male honor": towards an understanding of the construction of gender among youths of Turkish origin / Ralf Bohnsack, Peter Loos, Aglaja Przyborski -- Part IV. Perspectives on femininity -- Arguing among scholars: female scientists and their shaping of expertise / Bettina Baron -- Academic women in the male university field: communicative practices at postgraduate seminars / Britt-Louise Gunnarsson -- Gender, emotion, and poeticity in Georgian mourning rituals / Helga Kotthoff -- Theorizing gender: feminist awareness and language change / Rachel Giora.
Summary In this volume, gender is seen as a communicative achievement and as a social category interacting with other social parametres such as age, status, prestige, institutional and ethnic frameworks, cultural and situative contexts. The authors come from a variety of backgrounds such as sociology of communication, anthropological linguistics, sociolinguistics, social psychology, and text linguistics. Masculinity and femininity are conceived of as varying culturally, historically and contextually. All contributions discuss empirical research of communication and the question of whether (and how) ge.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585462569 (electronic bk.)
9780585462561 (electronic bk.)
9027251126 (Trade Cloth)
1588111105 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9789027251121
OCLC # 52753488
Additional Format Print version: Gender in interaction. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2001 1588111105 9027251126 (DLC) 2001043921 (OCoLC)48038210

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