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Gender, Sexuality, and Meaning: Linguistic Practice and Politics

Gender, Sexuality, and Meaning: Linguistic Practice and Politics (Paperback)

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This volume offers a representative selection of Sally McConnell-Ginet's publications on language, gender and sexuality, which circle around the following themes: language users are actively engaged in making meanings, both as speakers and listeners; languages and socio-political institutions constrain, but do not determine, communicative possibilities; attention to language deepens understanding of gender and sexuality, including connections to ethnicity, class, race, and other dimensions of social identity and inequality.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsSemanticsLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc Publication Date: 15/02/2011 ISBN-13: 9780195187816  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sally McConnell-Ginet is Professor Emerita of Linguistics at Cornell University.

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