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Cameron, Deborah 1958-

Works: 65 works in 499 publications in 6 languages and 14,510 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, ed
Classifications: P120.S48, 306.44
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Deborah Cameron
Feminism and linguistic theory by Deborah Cameron( Book )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to theories about language in attempts to understand and transform women's lives. This evolving body of work encompasses linguistics, anthropology, literary and cultural theory, psychoanalysis and postmodern philosophy
The Feminist critique of language : a reader by Deborah Cameronn( Book )

55 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays on language and gender provides a forum for contributors from the fields of linguistics and literary criticism. The primary aim of the text is to make the debate accessible to students and feminists by providing suitable introductions and annotations
Language and sexuality by Deborah Cameron( Book )

26 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How are sexuality and erotic desire expressed in language? Do gay men and lesbians have a language of their own? Does 'no' always mean no? Is sexual desire beyond words? This textbook looks at how we talk about sex and why we talk about it the way we do." "Drawing on a wide range of examples, from personal ads to phone sex, from sadomasochistic scenes to sexual assault trials, the book provides a clear introduction to the relationship between language and sexuality. Using a broad definition of 'sexuality', the book encompasses not only issues surrounding sexual orientation and identity - for instance whether gay men and lesbians use language differently from straight people - but also questions about the discursive construction of sexuality and the verbal expression of erotic desire." "This Textbook will be welcomed by students and researchers in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology and gender/sexuality studies, as well as anyone interested in the relationship between language and sex."--Jacket
The myth of Mars and Venus : do men and women really speak different languages? by Deborah Cameron( Book )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A thriving industry of self-help manuals and popular science books has grown up in the last fifteen years, all based on the assertion that there are fundamental differences in the way that men and women use language to communicate. Whether the reason given is nature, nurture, or planet of origin, the 'Mars and Venus' story is widely accepted. But, asks Deborah Cameron, 'Why do so many people find it convincing?'" "Drawing on the findings of more than thirty years of academic research, Cameron dispels the myths to tell a much more complicated - and satisfying - story, and shows how selective and inaccurate is the picture presented by many popular writers. She also demonstrates that popular assumptions about 'male-female miscommunication' can have far-reaching consequences in many areas of life: for example, attitudes to sexual violence or discrimination in the work-place."--Jacket
Verbal hygiene by Deborah Cameron( Book )

50 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its use
Women in their speech communities : new perspectives on language and sex( Book )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel met recente (socio)linguistische studies naar sekseverschillen in taalgebruik en -gedrag, met een aantal praktijkvoorbeelden uit Engeland
The lust to kill : a feminist investigation of sexual murder by Deborah Cameron( Book )

14 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A systematic, critical analysis of sexual murder and its relation to the question of gender. The authors examine a wide range of literature which deals with sexual murder - from criminology and the sociology of deviance to popular journalism and lurid paperbacks
Good to talk? : living and working in a communication culture by Deborah Cameron( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Good to Talk? is an attempt to look critically at what lies behind this upsurge of concern about talk in our workplaces, classrooms and private lives. It places these developments in historical context and relates their forms to the broader economic and social changes associated with globalization." "The book also poses questions about the social and political implications of talking about talking. Is 'communication' the key to solving the problems of modern life? Are the lessons in talking that are offered to us now the ones we most urgently need to learn? Is it time to challenge prevailing beliefs about what makes it good to talk?"--Jacket
Analysing conversation : rules and units in the structure of talk by Talbot J Taylor( Book )

23 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Globalization and language teaching by David Block( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work considers the issues globalisation raises for second language learning and teaching. Block and Cameron's collection shows how, in an economy based on services and information, the linguistic skills of workers becomes increasingly important
Researching language : issues of power and method by Deborah Cameron( Book )

12 editions published in 1992 in English and Portuguese and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with spoken discourse by Deborah Cameron( Book )

31 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Working with Spoken Discourse provides a comprehensive account of the expanding multidisciplinary field of discourse analysis. Combining theory and practice it covers a wide range of material in a lively and accessible style. It discusses current approaches, concepts and debates in the field of spoken discourse and provides a grounding in the practical techniques of discourse analysis and how to apply them to real data. Working with Spoken Discourse is divided into three sections. The first section covers general issues - the definition of "discourse" and uses of discourse analysis, the second section covers a series of approaches to discourse analysis and the final section focuses on the applications of discourse analysis in social research and designing and writing up projects."--Publisher description
On language and sexual politics by Deborah Cameron( Book )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bringing together classic journal articles and book chapters and introducing several previously unpublished pieces, On Language and Sexual Politics covers Cameron's contributions to the main developments in Anglo-American feminist linguistics spanning the last twenty years. The subjects range from college students' penis vocabulary to the language attitudes of the Advertising Standards Authority, and from young men's gossip to the language used in call centres. On Language and Sexual Politics shows that while approaches have changed over time, language is still very much a feminist issue."--Jacket
The language and sexuality reader by Deborah Cameron( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis Language and Sexuality is the first of its kind to bring together material from the fields of anthropology, communication studies, linguistics, medicine and psychology in an examination of the role of sexuality in written and spoken language. Organized into thematic sections, the Reader addresses: early documentation of vocabulary used by male homosexuals and later work on the existence of a discourse style signifying gay identity; the use of language by individuals to present themselves as sexual and gendered subjects; the way language reflects, reinforces or challenges cultural norms defining what is 'natural' and desirable in the sphere of sex; the verbal communication of sexual desire in different settings, genres and media
The words between the spaces : buildings and language by Thomas A Markus( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using language - speaking and understanding it - is a defining ability of human beings, woven into all human activity. It is therefore inevitable that it should be deeply implicated in the design, production and use of buildings. Building legislation, design guides, competition and other briefs, architectural criticism, teaching and scholarly material, and the media all produce their characteristic texts. When these prescribe what is to be built then, in a sense, they can be said to 'design' the eventual building. When they describe what is already built they are formative of our judgement and responses. The authors, one a linguist, the other an architect and historian, examine how such texts relate to issues of national identity, power structures, the creation of heritage, and the evaluation of projects by professional and lay critics. The role of images in these texts is crucial and is discussed in detail. The authors use texts about such projects as Berlin's new Reichstag, Scotland's new Parliament, and the Auschwitz concentration camp museum to clarify the interaction between texts, design, critical debate and response.; Texts such as Prince Charles's 'A vision of Britain' and the 1919 Tudor Walters report on 'Housing for the Working Classes' had a wide influence on thinking, debate and, ultimately, on what was built and what was left unbuilt. Through a close reading of these and other texts the authors examine how the underlying ideological forces worked through language. Finally they discuss how questions about language and texts might influence both the teaching and the practice of architecture
The teacher's guide to grammar by Deborah Cameron( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: The Teacher's Guide to Grammar assumes little or no formal linguistic training; explains the structure of English and relates it directly to classroom needs; makes specific references to aspects of language variation; and includes real examples of pupil's work, short tasks, and further reading
Working with written discourse by Deborah Cameron( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addressing the practicalities of research, and embracing the complexity and variety of written forms of language, this book:<br /> grounds readers in a broad range of concepts, debates and relevant methods focuses on both theoretical questions and the &lsquo;how to&rsquo; of analysis is loaded with practical activities and advice on the design and execution of research highlights computer-mediated communication and new media discourse, from text messages and tweets to mobile phone novels and online
The Trouble & strife reader by Deborah Cameron( Book )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of the best and most enduring articles published in Trouble & Strife magazine during its 20-year life, including pieces by Stevi Jackson, Diana Leonard, Julia Swindells, Sara Scott and Liz Kelly
More heat than light? : sex-difference science & the study of language by Deborah Cameron( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gender, power and political speech : women and language in the 2015 uk general election by Deborah Cameron( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Cameron, D. 1958-

Cameron, Deborah

Deborah Cameron British linguist

Kameron, Debora 1958-

カメロン, D

カメロン, デボラ

The Feminist critique of language : a readerLanguage and sexualityThe myth of Mars and Venus : do men and women really speak different languages?Verbal hygieneGood to talk? : living and working in a communication cultureGlobalization and language teachingWorking with spoken discourseOn language and sexual politics