Sara Mills is one of the pre-eminent contemporary feminist linguists, and this volume allows the reader to appreciate the breadth and depth of topics and range of methods she has employed in her work over a quarter of a century of scholarship.
Journal of Language and Politics

This book is a good reference for faculty and students in the field of language and gender and for anyone interested in the relation between language and gender.
Discourse Studies

Gender Matters is a useful survey of some of the key debates in feminist linguistics that will be of interest to students of both linguistics and literary studies, and is a refreshing alternative to the traditional ‘dominance; difference; dynamic/diversity’ themes usually imposed on accounts of language and gender research.
Gender and Language