The Myths of Mars and Venus: Do men and women really speak different languages?

  • Lubie Grujicic-Alatriste City University of New York


In this book, the renowned scholar and author of many texts on the topic of gender differences in language use, Deborah Cameron, presents and challenges some of the most known and spread gendered ‘myths’ such as that women are by nature more cooperative, talkative and polite than the opposite sex (p. 11). Her particular interest is language interaction so she skilfully examines data gathered from public and private settings including home, work, and urban schools.  


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How to Cite
Grujicic-Alatriste, L. (2015). The Myths of Mars and Venus: Do men and women really speak different languages?. Language and Psychoanalysis, 4(1), 111-115.
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