From the Kitchen to the Parlor : Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

From the Kitchen to the Parlor : Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care: Language and Becoming in African American Women's Hair Care

by Lanita Jacobs-Huey
     
 

When is hair "just hair" and when is it not "just hair"? Documenting the politics of African American women's hair, this multi-sited linguistic ethnography explores everyday interaction in beauty parlors, Internet discussions, comedy clubs, and other contexts to illuminate how and why hair matters in African American women's day-to-day experiences.  See more details below

Overview

When is hair "just hair" and when is it not "just hair"? Documenting the politics of African American women's hair, this multi-sited linguistic ethnography explores everyday interaction in beauty parlors, Internet discussions, comedy clubs, and other contexts to illuminate how and why hair matters in African American women's day-to-day experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195345728
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/20/2006
Series:
Studies in Language, Gender, and Sexuality
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

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