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Shattering the Bell Jar: Metaphor, Gender, and Depression (2012)
Journal Article
Charteris-Black, J. (2012). Shattering the Bell Jar: Metaphor, Gender, and Depression. Metaphor and Symbol, 27(3), 199-216. https://doi.org/10.1080/10926488.2012.665796

Working from 38 interviews with people who had experienced depression this study compares metaphors with those identified in previous research. It also compares the types of metaphor of men and women talking about depression and how these metaphors w... Read More about Shattering the Bell Jar: Metaphor, Gender, and Depression.

Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’ (2012)
Journal Article
Charteris-Black, J. (2012). Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’. Metaphor and the Social World, 2(1), 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1075/msw.2.1.01cha

The concept of ‘purposeful metaphor’ is proposed as an alternative to ‘deliberate metaphor’ (Steen, 2008) in providing a theory of metaphor in discourse and communication. The case for ‘purposeful metaphor’ is framed within a discussion of intentiona... Read More about Forensic deliberations on ‘purposeful metaphor’.

The interaction of age and gender in illness narratives (2008)
Journal Article
Seale, C., & Charteris-Black, J. (2008). The interaction of age and gender in illness narratives. Ageing and Society, 28(07), 1025-1045. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X0800737X

Recognition of the greater capacity of older women to draw on supportive social networks has now supplemented an earlier focus of research into gender and ageing which portrayed older men as a 'privileged gerontocracy' because of their greater access... Read More about The interaction of age and gender in illness narratives.

The interaction of class and gender in illness narratives (2008)
Journal Article
Seale, C., & Charteris-Black, J. (2008). The interaction of class and gender in illness narratives. Sociology, 42(3), 453-469. https://doi.org/10.1177/0038038508088835

Perspectives on gender and identity that emphasize variability of performance, local context and individual agency have displaced earlier paradigms.These are now perceived to have supported gender stereotypes and language ideologies by emphasizing ge... Read More about The interaction of class and gender in illness narratives.

The effect of joint interviewing on the performance of gender (2008)
Journal Article
Seale, C., Charteris-Black, J., Dumelow, C., Locock, L., & Ziebland, S. (2008). The effect of joint interviewing on the performance of gender. Field Methods, 20(2), 107-128. https://doi.org/10.1177/1525822X07313837

The authors report a series of controlled comparisons of fifty-eight one-to-one qualitative interviews and thirty-seven mixed-sex joint interviews on the same health-related topics. Their analysis identifies comparative keyword frequencies and is sup... Read More about The effect of joint interviewing on the performance of gender.

Second Language Figurative Proficiency: A Comparative Study of Malay and English (2002)
Journal Article
Charteris-Black, J. (2002). Second Language Figurative Proficiency: A Comparative Study of Malay and English. Applied Linguistics, 23(1), 104-133+156. https://doi.org/10.1093/applin/23.1.104

This paper explores the potential of cognitive linguistic notions such as conceptual metaphor and conceptual metonym for comparing the figurative phraseologies of English and Malay and anticipating second language learner difficulty. A comparative an... Read More about Second Language Figurative Proficiency: A Comparative Study of Malay and English.