Cover image for Communication matters. Course one, He said/she said, women, men and language
Communication matters. Course one, He said/she said, women, men and language
Publication Information:
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2011, p2003.
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1 sound file (circa 8 hr.) : digital.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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The modern scholar
General Note:
Downloadable audio file.

Title from title screen (viewed July 12, 2011).

14 lectures.
He said/she said : a framework for understanding conversations between women and men -- The source of gender patterns : children at play -- A cross-cultural approach to gender talk -- The role of opposition in men's relationships -- The role of talk in women's relationships -- The interplay of power and connection -- Ambiguity and polysemy : two keys to understanding language and gender -- Indirectness : not in so many words -- Talking at home : gender in the family -- Talking at work -- Who talks more? : public and private speaking -- A history of research on gender and language -- Nature/nurture : the source of gender differences -- Conclusion : what can you do?
In this course, Georgetown University linguistics professor Deborah Tannen investigates, through examples and clinical studies, the roots of miscommunication.