Dyke/Girl: Language and Identities in a Lesbian Group: Language and Identities in a Lesbian Group

Hardcover | October 30, 2012

byLucy Jones

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This book explores the construction of identities within a lesbian group, outlining interactive tactics used in the production of mutually-negotiated norms of authenticity. Using ethnography and discourse analysis, a range of group-specific personae are revealed to be continually reworked and reproduced within the women's interaction.

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This book explores the construction of identities within a lesbian group, outlining interactive tactics used in the production of mutually-negotiated norms of authenticity. Using ethnography and discourse analysis, a range of group-specific personae are revealed to be continually reworked and reproduced within the women's interaction.

LUCY JONES is Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Hull, UK, and was previously Lecturer in English Language at Edge Hill University, UK. Her research interests include Sociocultural Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, Ethnography, Language and Gender, and Language and Sexual Identity.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.33 × 5.75 × 0.82 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230292569

ISBN - 13:9780230292567

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Table of Contents

Transcription Conventions
List of Transcriptions
Introduction
Sociocultural Approaches to Linguistics
Approaches to Language and Sexuality
Doing Ethnography with the Stompers
Dyke and Girl
Negotiating Authentic Style and Practice
Indexing Authenticity via Cultural Knowledge
Political Difference and Maintenance of Shared Identity
Understanding Communities of Practice
Sociocultural Linguistics and Sexuality
Notes
References