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Gendered discourse in the professional workplace

Louise Mullany

Palgrave 2007. 256 s. ISBN 1403986207
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Despite the inroads made by women in the professions, the glass ceiling remains a persistent barrier to their career progression. Using a range of interactional sociolinguistic data this publication investigates the crucial role that gendered discourses play in perpetuating workplace gender inequalities.

Contents
List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Transcription Conventions
The Professional Workplace as a Research Site
Gender Discourses: A Critical Sociolinguistic Approach
Collecting Workplace Data
Analysing Workplace Interaction
The Retail Company
The Manufacturing Company
Gendered Work: Ideologies and Stereotypes in Action
Towards the Future: Breaking the Stereotypes of Gendered work
References
Appendix
Index

Author Biographies
LOUISE MULLANY is Lecturer in Sociolinguistics at the University of Nottingham, UK. Her research primarily focuses on language and gender in business, media and medical settings. She has published in a range of international journals and edited collections on gender and professional discourse, and has recently co-edited The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics