Talking About People

Talking About People A Guide to Fair and Accurate Language Rosalie Maggio

Anyone who works with words and people will want to keep this indispensable guide close at hand. In her highly entertaining style, best-selling author Rosalie Maggio offers thousands of alternatives for outdated, stereotypical, and damaging language. This substantially updated and expanded version of Maggio's earlier work, "The Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage," also covers numerous words and phrases that were not even part of our language five years ago. This handy reference guide merits a place next to the dictionary and thesaurus of all who are sensitive to the use of fair and accurate language. It will help them make an informed judgment when choosing words to describe people in terms of their age, sex, employment, economic status, religion, lifestyle, ethnic background, or disability.
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Specificaties

ISBN
9781573560696
Uitgever
Oryx Press Inc
Druk
3e
Datum
09-10-1997
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
448 pp.
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Taalwetenschap

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