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Table of Contents

Part I: Understanding Gender and Language Use

Chapter 1. The Basics

Chapter 2. Language as Gendered

Part II: Understanding Gender and Language Use in the World

Chapter 3. Gender and Language Use in the Media and Technology

Chapter 4. Gender and Language Use in Education

Chapter 5. Gender and Language Use in the Workplace

Chapter 6. Gender and Language Use in Religion: Judaism, Christianity and Islam

Chapter 7. Gender and Language Use in Relationships

Chapter 8. An Anti-Conclusion




About the Author

Allyson Jule is an academic specialising in the interaction between language and gender. She is Co-Director of the Gender Studies Institute, Trinity Western University, Canada and an associate of the University of Oxford's International Gender Studies Centre. She has published widely, and her work has featured in TIME magazine and The Ladies Home Journal.


Fascinating and hugely informative, Allyson Jule will make you realise just how powerful language is in creating the gender norms that many of us are trying to battle against. This is a brilliant way to understand how language has shaped women's experience in a patriarchal world. Timely, rigorous, and so important, Jule's research gives substance and weight to the current feminist conversation.

* Marisa Bate, contributing editor at The Pool and author of The Periodic Table of Feminism *

A highly accessible beginner's guide for the era of #MeToo and LGBTQ+, but also of neoliberalism and Trump. It will be a welcome addition to the field of gender and language.

* Mary Talbot, author of Language and Gender *

I can't wait to read it!

* Sofie Hagen, stand-up comedian and podcaster *

Speaking Up is so much more than a book about the linguistic habits of men and women. It is a journey through feminist history, a retrospective of the successes and failures of the research that has shaped the study of language and gender, and a close look at the underlying social forces that influence our language patterns daily in personal relationships, the workplace, and beyond.

A rich, insightful journey through the hidden dynamics behind language in action.

* Ada Brunstein, writer and editor *

Reading [this book], we feel that [the author] has studied everything that has ever been said on gendered linguistics; she references Foucault and the Kardashians with equal rigour.

-- Florence Holmes * The Bookbag *

Speaking Up has spoken, and we should listen. What is at stake is nothing less than our humanity.

-- Susan J. Behrens, Marymount Manhattan College, USA * Women & Language, Volume 42, Issue 1 Spring 2019 *

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