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Gender and the language of illness (2010)
Book
Charteris-Black, J., & Seale, C. (2010). Gender and the language of illness. Palgrave Macmillan

This book is based on interviews with people talking about their experiences of many different types of illness. Their use of language shows the influences of gender, social class and age and reveals conformity and resistance to gender stereotypes. W... Read More about Gender and the language of illness.

Metaphor and political communication (2009)
Book Chapter
Charteris-Black, J. (2009). Metaphor and political communication. In A. Musolff, & J. Zinken (Eds.), Metaphor and Discourse, 97-115. Palgrave Macmillan

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.

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.