Language and Sexuality: Contesting Meaning in Theory and Practice

Language and Sexuality: Contesting Meaning in Theory and Practice

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by Kathryn Campbell-Kibler
     
 

Language and Sexuality explores the question of how linguistic practices and ideologies relate to sexuality and sexual identity, opening with a discussion of the emerging field of "queer linguistics" and moving from theory into practice with case studies of language use in a wide variety of cultural settings. The resulting volume combines the perspectives of

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Language and Sexuality explores the question of how linguistic practices and ideologies relate to sexuality and sexual identity, opening with a discussion of the emerging field of "queer linguistics" and moving from theory into practice with case studies of language use in a wide variety of cultural settings. The resulting volume combines the perspectives of the field's top scholars with exciting new research to present new ideas on the ways in which language use intersects with sexual identity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781575863191
Publisher:
Center for the Study of Language and Inf
Publication date:
11/28/2001
Series:
Center for the Study of Language and Information - Lecture Notes Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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