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Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies

Sep 16, 2009
The Ford School will launch a new research center this fall, a first-of-its kind initiative designed to shed light on how public policy can most effectively navigate the opportunities and challenges posed by societies that are becoming increasingly...
Economic Development Seminar

Gendered Language

Nov 8, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
3240 Weill Hall
Languages use different systems for classifying nouns. Gender languages assign many — sometimes all — nouns to distinct sex-based categories, masculine and feminine. We construct a new data set, documenting this property for more than four thousand languages which together account for more than 99 percent of the world’s population. 
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