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The Resource Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently, John L. Locke

Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently, John L. Locke

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Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently
Title
Duels and duets
Title remainder
why men and women talk so differently
Statement of responsibility
John L. Locke
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Language
eng
Summary
"Why do men and women talk so differently? And how do these differences interfere with communication between the sexes? In search of an answer to these and other questions, John Locke takes the reader on a fascinating journey, from human evolution through ancient history to the present, revealing why men speak as they do when attempting to impress or seduce women, and why women adopt a very different way of talking when bonding with each other, or discussing rivals. When men talk to men, Locke argues, they frequently engage in a type of 'dueling', locking verbal horns with their rivals in a way that enables them to compete for the things they need, mainly status and sex. By contrast, much of women's talk sounds more like a verbal 'duet', a harmonious way of achieving their goals by sharing intimate thoughts and feelings in private"--
Summary
"Why do men and women talk so differently? And how do these differences interfere with communication between the sexes? In search of an answer to these and other questions, John Locke takes the reader on a fascinating journey, from human evolution through ancient history to the present, revealing why men speak as they do when attempting to impress or seduce women, and why women adopt a very different way of talking when bonding with each other, or discussing rivals. When men talk to men, Locke argues, they frequently engage in a type of 'dueling', locking verbal horns with their rivals in a way that enables them to compete for the things they need, mainly status and sex. By contrast, much of women's talk sounds more like a verbal 'duet', a harmonious wayof achieving their goals by sharing intimate thoughts and feelings in private"--
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10035370
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Locke, John L
Dewey number
302.346
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Oral communication
  • Conversation analysis
Target audience
adult
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why men and women talk so differently
Label
Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently, John L. Locke
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Speech, sex, and gender; 2. Duels; 3. Bards, heroes, Romeos, and clowns; 4. Why do men duel?; 5. Duets; 6. Complicity; 7. Why do women duet?; 8. Collaboration in language and in life
Control code
000046504243
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 241 p.
Isbn
9780521887137
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Label
Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently, John L. Locke
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: 1. Speech, sex, and gender; 2. Duels; 3. Bards, heroes, Romeos, and clowns; 4. Why do men duel?; 5. Duets; 6. Complicity; 7. Why do women duet?; 8. Collaboration in language and in life
Control code
000046504243
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
ix, 241 p.
Isbn
9780521887137
Isbn Type
(hardback)

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