Generic pronouns and gender-inclusive language reform in the English of Singapore and the Philippines

MyBook is a cheap paperback edition of the original book and will be sold at uniform, low price.

Buy this article

Price: £15.00+Taxes
Add to favourites

The full text of this article is not currently available.

Data & Media loading...


Full text loading...


Conkright, L. , Flanagan, D. , & Dykes, J.
(2000) Effects of pronoun types and gender role consistency on children’s recall and interpretation of stories. Sex Roles, 43 (7-8), 481–497. doi: 10.1023/A:1007167432657
Cooper, R.
(1984) The avoidance of androcentric generics. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 50, 5–20.
Crystal, D.
(1997) English as a global language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Dubois, B. L. , & Crouch, I.
(1987) Linguistic disruption: He/She, S/HE, He or She. In J. Penfield (Ed.) Women and language in transition (pp.28–35). Albany, NY: State University of New York.
Hamilton, M. C.
(1988) Using masculine generics: does generic he increase male bias in the user’s imagery?Sex Roles, 19, 785–799. doi: 10.1007/BF00288993
Hellinger, M.
(1990) Kontrastive Feministische Linguistik. Ismaning: Hueber.
Holmes, J.
(2001) A corpus-based view of gender in New Zealand. In M. Hellinger & H. Bussmann (Eds.) Gender across languages (pp.115–136). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. doi: 10.1075/impact.9.10hol
Jacobs, G. , Seviers, M. , & Teo, W.
(1997) Ripple effects: the case of gender-inclusive language. Paper presented at theWorld Englishes Conference, National University of Singapore, December19–21.
Kachru, B.
(Ed.) (1992.) The other tongue: English across cultures. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
(1997) World Englishes and English-using communities. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 17, 66–87. doi: 10.1017/S0267190500003287
Leitner, G.
(2000) Lexical frequencies in a 300 million word corpus of Australian Newspapers. Analysis and interpretation. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 5 (2), 147–178. doi: 10.1075/ijcl.5.2.04lei
Mackay, D. , & Fulkerson, D.
(1979) On the comprehension and production of pronouns. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behaviour, 18, 661–673. doi: 10.1016/S0022‑5371(79)90369‑4
Markovitz, J.
(1984) The impact of the sexist language controversy on language in university documents. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 8 (4), 337–347. doi: 10.1111/j.1471‑6402.1984.tb00641.x
Martyna, W.
(1978) What does ‘he’ mean? use of the generic masculine. Journal of Communication, 28 (1), 130–139. doi: 10.1111/j.1460‑2466.1978.tb01576.x
Moulton, J. , Robinson, G. M. , & Elias, C.
(1978) Sex bias in language use: neutral pronouns that aren’t. American Psychologist, 33, 1032–1036. doi: 10.1037/0003‑066X.33.11.1032
Ooi, V.
(1997) Analysing the Singapore ICE corpus for lexicographic evidence. In M. Ljung (Ed.) Corpus-based studies in English (pp.245–259). Amsterdam: Rodophi.
Pauwels, A.
(1998) Women changing language. London: Longman.
(2001) Non-sexist language reform and generic pronouns in Australian English. English World Wide: a Journal of Varieties of English, 22 (1), 105–119. doi: 10.1075/eww.22.1.06pau
(2002) The sociolinguistics of generic pronouns: women’s and men’s use of gender inclusive, gender neutral and masculine generic pronouns. Paper presented atthe International Sociological Association Congress, Brisbane, Australia, July8–13.
Pennycook, A.
(1994) The cultural politics of English as an international language. London: Longman.
Peters, P. , Purvis, H. , Martin, C. , & Jenkins, R.
(1990) Word frequencies from the Macquarie corpus: the newspaper files. Working Papers of the Speech, Hearing and Language Research Centre. Special joint addition with the Dictionary Research Centre, North Ryde, New South Wales, School of Language and Linguistics, Macquarie University.
Phillipson, R.
(1992) Linguistic imperialism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Romaine, S.
(2001) A corpus-based view of gender in British and American English. In M. Hellinger & H. Bussman (Eds.) Gender across languages (pp.153–176). Amsterdam: Jolm Benjamins. doi: 10.1075/impact.9.12rom
Schneider, J. W. , & Hacker, S.
(1973) Sex role imagery and the use of generic ‘man’ in introductory texts. American Sociologist, 8, 12–18.
Soto, D. H. , Forslund, E. F. , & Cole, C.
(1975) Alternative to using masculine pronouns when referring to the species. Paper presented atthe Western Speech Association, San Francisco, USA.
Winter, J. , & Pauwels, A.
(2003) Mapping trajectories of change – women’s and men’s practices and experiences of feminist linguistic reform. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 26 (1), 19–37. doi: 10.1075/aral.26.1.03win
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address