Here, we will look at socially motivated changes in language such as language reforms .. Available online at: Retrieved from http:// is never any one Retrieved from Shih, C., & Gamon, J. (). Web- based learning: Relationships among students motivation, attitude, learning styles and. Capturing socially motivated linguistic change: How the use of gender-fair language affects . Available online at: .

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Means and standard deviations of evaluation of initiatives presented with masculine or feminine forms for gender and non-gender related initiatives according to participant gender across all three studies. The hypothesized interaction of linguistic form and goal of the initiative was significant and indicated that the conditional effect of linguistic forms was close to significant for the gender initiative: Since then, official regulations have been adopted in German-speaking countries.

Presently, job advertisements must be phrased in a gender-fair way, e. The most important conclusion to draw from our studies is that language policies aiming at political correctness should not be evaluated rashly. Shielding women against status loss: The curse it is cast.

Motivatin, changing, and acting on attitude toward affirmative action programs in employment: In this study, we examine how the use of gender-fair language affects readers’ support for social initiatives in Poland and Austria. As women and men sometimes react differently to linguistic forms e.

This indicates that support for the parity act was similar across genders and experimental conditions and the use of covariate was justified. This was supported with oversignatures from Polish citizens. However, a serious limitation of Study 1 is that the social initiative presented was about gender equality.


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Guidelines for Gender-neutral Language. As Bob Dylan said, the times they are a-changin’. Answers to these questions could vary from 1 definitely not to 7 definitely yes 5. Similar to Study 1, we conducted a regression analysis. After reading the introduction, participants answered two questions: In the second step, we added three two-way interaction terms derived by multiplying the initial motivatoon, and in the third step, we added one three-way interaction term.

Earlier studies on gender-fair language already observed that men are less supportive of gender-fair language Jacobson and Insko, ; Matheson and Kristiansen, ; Parks and Roberton, and our results are consistent with these findings. Edubi creating feminine human nouns is fairly easy in German mostly by adding the feminine suffix – in to the masculine form, e.

The effect of sexist attitudes and social structure on the use of sex-biased pronouns. In languages with grammatical gender such as German and Polishmost human nouns and pronouns are differentiated as feminine or masculine.

Study 2 was designed to address this possible confound. Our findings may offer an explanatory framework for the results of earlier studies, which report both positive and negative speaker perceptions of gender-fair wording e.

Gender-fair language consists of the symmetric linguistic treatment of women and men instead of using masculine forms as generics. Finally, participants were asked for eduhk comments and were provided with debriefing information about the motivatiion. This topic may have reinforced the effect of feminine forms in the description.


However, when either gender-fair language or a gender-equality issue is presented separately, the association with feminism may be sufficiently unobtrusive to not affect evaluations of the social cause. Will later be fast.

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We will be provided with an authorization token please note: The first concerns the time of implementation. The initiative was presented as follows:. To ensure that the participants had sufficient linguistic competence to notice the subtle linguistic manipulation, we excluded four individuals whose native language was not German from further analysis.

Will later be past. Several issues regarding gender equality were raised at the time, and gender was a salient concept.

Consistent with other studies on German Vervecken and Hannover,Study 3 on Htp German showed that designating women with gender-fair feminine forms led to higher support for all types of initiative than when the female proponents were labeled with masculine forms.

The slow one now. The negative effect of gender-fair language for gender-related initiatives described for Poland can be considered temporary and can be assumed to persist until gender-fair language has become more common and less associated with the feminist context.