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Language, Sexualities and Desires: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Language, Sexualities and Desires: Cross-Cultural Perspectives (Hardback)

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Sexualities are perceived, constructed and represented in different ways in various languages and cultures. This volume addresses how people use various linguistic features to construct their sexual identities and relationships and how membership of specific social groups, based on sexual and lifestyle choices, may be signalled through language.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groups Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 14/12/2006 ISBN-13: 9781403933270  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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DEBORAH A. CHIRREY is a Lecturer in English Language at Edge Hill College of Higher Education in Lancashire, UK JENNIFER COATES is Professor of English Language and Linguistics at Roehampton University, UK YVONNE DROESCHEL is a Research and Teaching Assistant in English Linguistics at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland STEPHAN A. GROSSE is based in Germany where he is a multilingual researcher and language professional specializing in intercultural communication and foreign language pedagogy MICHAEL HOEY is Baines Professor of English Language at the University of Liverpool, UK WILLIAM LEAP is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anthropology, American University (Washington DC), USA LIA LITOSSELITI is Lecturer in Linguistics at City University, London, UK LIZ MORRISH is Subject Leader of Linguistics at Nottingham Trent University, UK PIA PICHLER is a Lecturer in Linguistics at Goldsmiths' College, University of London, UK

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