Language and the Politics of Sexuality: Lesbians and Gays in Israel by E. LevonLanguage and the Politics of Sexuality: Lesbians and Gays in Israel by E. Levon

Language and the Politics of Sexuality: Lesbians and Gays in Israel

byE. Levon

Hardcover | June 30, 2010

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Examining how lesbian and gay Israelis negotiate the linguistic performance of their sexualities and the constraints of Israeli national ideologies, this book broadens current understandings of the uses and effects of variation in language and details the interconnections between language use and sexual, national and political identities.
EREZ LEVON is Lecturer in Linguistics at Queen Mary University of London, UK. His research examines the interaction of language, gender, sexuality and nationalism in the United States and Israel, and has been published in journals such asLanguage in SocietyandJournal of Sociolinguistics.
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Title:Language and the Politics of Sexuality: Lesbians and Gays in IsraelFormat:HardcoverDimensions:199 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:June 30, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230227961

ISBN - 13:9780230227965

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Acknowledgements Note on Translations and Transcriptions Introduction Israel, Zionism and Sexual Subjectivity Language and Mechanisms of Identification The Politics of Prosody Discourses of Sexuality Conclusion Notes References Index