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

Kobo ebook | April 20, 2006

byLanita Jacobs-Huey

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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.

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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...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:April 20, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190293918

ISBN - 13:9780190293918

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