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Rubini, Monica and Michela Menegatti. 2014. Hindering Women’s Careers in Academia: Gender Linguistic Bias in Personnel Selection. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 33 (6) : 632–650.
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SAGE Publications


This study discloses that evaluations of female academic personnel candidates are phrased employing negative terms at a more abstract and positive terms at a more concrete level, a gender linguistic bias (and career impediment via language abstraction) only performed by male committee members.