Research Demonstrates That Women Who Deviate from Traditional Gender-Typical Behaviors
Research demonstrates that women who deviate from traditional gender-typical behaviors are often referred to as animal-related terms (e.g. ,"bitch").This is an example of
A) degrading language.
B) gender-neutral pronouns.
C) male bias.
D) a generic person pronoun.
In a committee meeting on how to best serve Latinx students at their university,Dr.Gutierrez suggested a training she'd attended on best practices,but her colleagues failed to acknowledge her suggestion and kept brainstorming.Fifteen minutes later,Dr.Smith suggested the same workshop,which prompted the committee to agree to attend the workshop.Ignoring the female professor and believing the male professor is an example of which of the following?
A) using degrading language
B) linguistic bias
C) the theory of communicator status
D) confirmation bias
As she led a meeting at work,Erika often checked in with new colleagues by asking,"Is it okay to move onto the next topic?" and for their approval about certain topics such as,"The luncheons we have on Fridays are an informal way to get to know each other and conduct business,right?" Some research demonstrates that women use these speech patterns to increase connection between themselves and others.Erica's speech pattern is an example of
A) tentative speech.
B) the theory of communicator status.
C) policing women's language.
D) code switching.
Trisha has been working at the same company for five years and has never gotten a raise in pay.She receives conflicting advice for how she should ask for an increase in her pay;some of her mentors say she should be direct and ask exactly for how much she wants,while others suggest she should ask nicely if there is room in the budget for a raise.She's worried that the first strategy may be perceived as entitled and aggressive,whereas the second strategy may be easily dismissed.This is an example of
A) a double bind.
B) the gender pay gap.
C) tentative speech pattern.
D) a feminist linguistic trick.