Chapter 7. Giving Women the Last Word

  1. Janet Holmes

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754863.ch7

Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Social Identity Through Workplace Interaction

Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Social Identity Through Workplace Interaction

How to Cite

Holmes, J. (2006) Giving Women the Last Word, in Gendered Talk at Work: Constructing Social Identity Through Workplace Interaction, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470754863.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405117586

Online ISBN: 9780470754863

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Keywords:

  • last word;
  • expectations;
  • communication skills;
  • oxymoron;
  • relational work

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Gender and Communication Skills

  • Feminine Leadership - An Oxymoron?

  • Relational Work — A Woman's Forte?

  • Women at Work — No Laughing Matter

  • Women the Peacemakers?

  • Women's Workplace Stories?

  • Conclusion