Language, Gender, and Professional Writing: Theoretical Approaches and Guidelines for Nonsexist Usage

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Commission on the Status of Women in the Profession, Modern Language Association of America, 1989 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 341 pages
A landmark book on language and sexism, Language, Gender, and Professional Writing explores biased usage in depth -- its origins, its effect, the related controversies -- and provides sensible and sensitive guidelines for nondiscriminatory speech and writing. Designed for scholars, teachers, students, professionals, and readers concerned with language, this book demonstrates the importance and value of avoiding biased language and stimulates its readers to think of language as a rich resource offering many alternatives to objectionable usage.

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