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Duels and duets : why men and women talk so differently /

"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 wh...

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Main Author: Locke, John L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.