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Gender, language and new literacy [electronic resource] / edited by Eva-Maria Th�une, Simona Leonardi and Carla Bazzanella.

Contributor(s): Th�une, Eva-Maria | Leonardi, Simona | Bazzanella, Carla.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2006Description: 1 online resource (x, 235 p.).ISBN: 9781847143495 (electronic bk.); 1847143490 (electronic bk.); 9781441189448 (electronic bk.); 1441189440 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Language and sex | Linguistic analysis (Linguistics) | Corpora (Linguistics) | Computational linguistics | REFERENCE | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Vocabulary | Sekseverschillen | WoordenschatGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender, language and new literacy.DDC classification: 401.41 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
11 Gender on-line in Hebrew: new technology, old language12 Lexical gender in Hungarian: reflections of social structures in an electronic corpus; 13 A world of difference: gender disparity in the Turkish Word Thesaurus; 14 Gender in Chinese and new writing technologies; Index;
Summary: Gender, Language and New Literacy presents cross-cultural research on gender as it is lexically and socially categorized in electronic media. For the purposes of the study, the authors have compiled a corpus of gender terms from online thesauruses to show how new technologies interact with gender categorizations in different languages, and how these are related to their respective culture and society. Each language is examined within the same theoretical framework, functional semantics, focusing on lexicon. This common empirical ground facilitates cross-language comparison. The contributors ex.
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11 Gender on-line in Hebrew: new technology, old language12 Lexical gender in Hungarian: reflections of social structures in an electronic corpus; 13 A world of difference: gender disparity in the Turkish Word Thesaurus; 14 Gender in Chinese and new writing technologies; Index;

Gender, Language and New Literacy presents cross-cultural research on gender as it is lexically and socially categorized in electronic media. For the purposes of the study, the authors have compiled a corpus of gender terms from online thesauruses to show how new technologies interact with gender categorizations in different languages, and how these are related to their respective culture and society. Each language is examined within the same theoretical framework, functional semantics, focusing on lexicon. This common empirical ground facilitates cross-language comparison. The contributors ex.

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