Language, Sex and Social Structure: Analysing Discourses of Sexuality by J. ClarkLanguage, Sex and Social Structure: Analysing Discourses of Sexuality by J. Clark

Language, Sex and Social Structure: Analysing Discourses of Sexuality

byJ. Clark

Hardcover | November 13, 2012

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This book offers an innovative way of doing critical discourse analysis that focuses on the performatively produced concepts and social structures that support oppressive attitudes in a community. It draws upon ethnographic data from a women's field hockey club to examine players' homophobic attitudes towards lesbians on the team.

JODIE CLARK is Senior Lecturer in English Language at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Her research is focused on the development of ethnographic, communities-of-practice oriented approaches to critical discourse analysis. Jodie is a member of the Linguistic Politeness Research Group and the Language and Interaction Research Group at ...
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Title:Language, Sex and Social Structure: Analysing Discourses of SexualityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:November 13, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230276660

ISBN - 13:9780230276666

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Table of Contents

The Local Politics of Sexuality
Theorizing Social Structure
The Performative Production of Conceptual Systems
'Who's snogged a girl, who's slept with a girl': Sex Concepts and Individual Concepts
'Oh yeah, she's a good hockey player': Local, Emergent Social Structure
'And the size of his...' 'Shush!': Hockey, Achievement and the Silencing of Desire
'After university they'll go back to normal': The Emancipatory Agenda
Appendix
Bibliography
Index