gender & language & social interaction course

Deborah Cameron d.j.cameron at STRATH.AC.UK
Thu Oct 26 17:26:51 UTC 2000

At 17:38 25/10/00 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear Ceci,
>This sounds like quite a good idea because the published work is not
>organized as tightly around linguistic categories or conversational
>interaction as you propose, and it could benefit from being so-organized.
>It could take more time to assemble than you might imagine because the
>relevant work is so scattered and has appeared over a long time period.
>a few first thoughts:
>-Muriel Schultz's article on semantic derrogation
>-There was one that students liked a lot, published in the 70's or 80's on
>street remarks to women whose author escapes me at the moment.
I think this must be Carol Brooks Gardner's 'Passing by', which appeared in
some sociology journal whose name now escapes *me*, but with an author name
presumably it becomes findable. Good but very old--be interesting to know
how it compares with the experience of young women today.

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