|aYou just don't understand |bwomen and men in conversation |cDeborah Tannen.
|aWomen and men in conversation
|a1st Harper pbk. ed.
|aNew York, NY |bWilliam Morrow, Harper|c2007.
|a342 p. |c21 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 323-332) and index.
|aDifferent words, different worlds -- Asymmetries: women and men talking at cross-purposes -- "Put down that paper and talk to me!": rapport-talk and report talk -- Gossip -- "I'll explain it to you": lecturing and listening -- Community and contest: styles in conflict -- Who's interrupting? Issues of dominance and control -- Damned if you do -- "Look at me when I'm talking to you!": cross talk across the ages -- Living with asymmetry: opening lines of communication.