By L. Mullany
Regardless of the inroads made by way of ladies within the professions, the glass ceiling is still a chronic barrier to their profession development. utilizing more than a few interactional sociolinguistic information this e-book investigates the the most important position that gendered discourses play in perpetuating office gender inequalities.
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The fact that different discourse strategies often appear in single-sex peer groups in no way detracts from the important point that the difference arises in a context of unequal gender relations. (Cameron 1996: 44, emphasis in original) The problem of gender inequality therefore runs far deeper than an intolerance of gender differences, which have themselves been subject to question in language and gender studies, as highlighted in Chapter 1. However, it is important to realize that not all variationist sociolinguistic research follows this model of relativism.
The manner in which the crucial concept of gendered discourses is defined in this study will now be carefully explicated. Defining discourse, defining gendered discourses In conjunction with the social constructionist approach to gender and the CofP framework outlined above, a dual definition of discourse is adopted in this study. First, discourse is conceptualized in its traditional 30 Gendered Discourse in the Professional Workplace linguistic sense, as ‘language beyond the sentence’ (Tannen 1989: 6).
However, whilst this study does fall under the category of interactional sociolinguistics, another key aim is to try to push the boundaries of investigation further by not just adopting a pre-existing approach. As pointed out in Chapter 1, whilst a sociolinguistic approach is at the core, a centralist interdisciplinary approach is taken, with the overall aim of encouraging ‘an interplay between multiple-voices’ (Baxter 2003: 3). Instead of researchers pigeon-holing themselves within a particular subdiscipline, combining approaches and methodologies is far more fruitful (Holmes and Meyerhoff 2003).