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Gender and the Language of Illness, Hardback Book

Gender and the Language of Illness Hardback


An investigation of the influence of gender, social class, age and illness type in the language of people talking about their experiences of illness.

It shows evidence of both conformity with and resistance to gender stereotypes.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 247 pages, XIV, 247 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780230222359

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