Teaching Gender Inclusive Language in Professional Writing

Amanda Wray

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This narrative on pedagogy presents language as a tool for resistance and rhetoric as a means for interrupting social oppressions. In particular, I draw attention to one approach I have used in the Professional Writing classroom to teach gender-neutral and oppression-conscious language practices.

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