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Language Bias: An Editor's Guide to Biased Language

Language Bias: An Editor's Guide to Biased Language

ByEmily Mahan and Sandra Distelhorst

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Language bias is language that reflects or perpetuates “demeaning attitudes and biased assumptions about people.” There are both practical and ethical reasons for avoiding biased language. The use of biased language has a rhetorical effect: it may alienate or offend readers, and decrease your credibility with them.

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Publication Date
Sep 27, 2016
Language
English
Category
Reference
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Emily Mahan and Sandra Distelhorst

Specifications

Pages
46
Binding
Perfect Bound
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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