Gender, Power and Political Speech: Women and Language in the 2015 UK General Election, by D. Cameron and S. Shaw

Authors

  • Melissa Yoong University of Nottingham Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jld.38588

Keywords:

Language ideology, Women in politics, Gendered speech styles, Cooperation and competition, Media discourse

Abstract

Gender, Power and Political Speech: Women and Language in the 2015 UK General Election By D. Cameron and S. Shaw (2016) London: Palgrave Macmillan, 152pp.

Author Biography

Melissa Yoong, University of Nottingham Malaysia

Melissa Yoong is Assistant Professor at the School of English, University of Nottingham Malaysia. 

References

Baxter, J. (2008) Is it tough talking at the top? A post-structuralist analysis of the construction of gendered speaker identities of British business leaders within interview narratives. Gender and Language 2(2): 197–222. https://doi.org/10.1558/genl.v2i2.197

Drake, P. and Higgins, M. (2012) Lights, camera, election: celebrity, performance and the 2010 UK General Election leadership debates. British Journal of Politics & International Relations 14(3): 375–91. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-856X.2011.00504.x

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Published

2019-07-18

How to Cite

Yoong, M. (2019). Gender, Power and Political Speech: Women and Language in the 2015 UK General Election, by D. Cameron and S. Shaw. Journal of Language and Discrimination, 3(1), 72–75. https://doi.org/10.1558/jld.38588

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Book Reviews