Notes on Contributors. Different Voices, Different Views: An Introduction to Current Research in Language and Gender: Janet Holmes and Miriam Meyerhoff, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Edinburgh. Part I: History and Theoretical Background to the Study of Language and Gender:. 1. Theorizing gender in sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology: Bonnie McElhinny, University of Toronto. 2. Theories of discourse as theories of gender: discourse analysis in language and gender studies: Mary Bucholtz, Texas A&M University. 3. "What's in a name?": Social labeling and gender practices: Sally McConnell-Ginet, Cornell University. 4. Variation in language and gender: Suzanne Romaine, Merton College. 5. Language and desire: Don Kulick, New York University. 6. "One man in two is a woman": linguistic approaches to gender in literary texts: Anna Livia, University of California, Berkeley. Part II: Negotiating Relations:. 7. Language, gender, and politics: putting "women" and "power" in the same sentence: Robin Lakoff, University of California, Berkeley. 8. Gender and family interaction: Deborah Tannen, Georgetown University. 9. Gender and power in on-line communication: Susan C. Herring, Indiana University, Bloomington. 10. The relevance of ethnicity, class, and gender in children's peer negotiations: Marjorie Harness Goodwin, University of California, Los Angeles. 11. The power of gender ideologies in discourse: Susan U. Philips, University of Arizona. Part III: Authenticity and Place:. 12. Crossing genders, mixing languages: the linguistic construction of transgenderism in Tonga: Niko Besnier, Victoria University of Wellington. 13. Claiming a place: gender, knowledge, and authority as emergent properties: Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Edinburgh. 14. Constructing and managing male exclusivity in talk-in-interaction conversations: Jack Sidnell, Northwestern University. 15. Exceptional speakers: contested and problematized gender identities: Kira Hall, University of Colorado, Boulder. 16. Language and gender in adolescence: Penelope Eckert, Stanford University. 17. Language and gendered modernity: William L. Leap, American University. 18. A marked man: the contexts of gender and ethnicity: Sara Trechter, Chico State University. Part IV: Stereotypes and Norms:. 19. Gender and language ideologies: Deborah Cameron, University of London. 20. Gender stereotypes: reproduction and challenge: Mary Talbot, University of Sunderland. 21. Gender and identity: representation and social action: Ann Weatherall and Cindy Gallois, Victoria University of Wellington and University of Queensland. 22. Prestige, cultural models, and other ways of talking about underlying norms and gender: Scott Fabius Kiesling, University of Pittsburgh. 23. Communicating gendered professional identity: competence, cooperation, and conflict in the workplace: Caja Thimm, Sabine C. Koch and Sabine Schey, all University of Heidelberg. 24. Linguistic sexism and feminist linguistic activism: Anne Pauwels, University of Wollongong. Part V: Institutional Discourse:. 25. "Feminine" workplaces: stereotype and reality: Janet Holmes and Maria Stubbe, both Victoria University of Wellington. 26. Creating gendered demeanors of authority at work and home: Shari Kendall, Georgetown University. 27. Schooled language: language and gender in educational settings: Joan Swann, Open University. 28. Coercing gender: language in sexual assault adjudication processes: Susan Ehrlich, York University. 29. Multiple identities: the roles of female parliamentarians in the EU parliament: Ruth Wodak, Austrian Academy of Sciences. Epilogue:Reflections on language and gender research: Alice F. Freed, Montclair State University. Index.