Making Meanings, Making Lives: Gender, Sexuality, and Linguistic Practice

Paperback | February 5, 2011

bySally McConnell-Ginet

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This volume offers a representative selection of Sally McConnell-Ginets publications on language, gender and sexuality, which circle around the following themes: language users are actively engaged in making meanings, both as speakers and listeners; languages and socio-political institutionsconstrain, but do not determine, communicative possibilities; attention to language deepens understanding of gender and sexuality, including connections to ethnicity, class, race, and other dimensions of social identity and inequality.

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This volume offers a representative selection of Sally McConnell-Ginets publications on language, gender and sexuality, which circle around the following themes: language users are actively engaged in making meanings, both as speakers and listeners; languages and socio-political institutionsconstrain, but do not determine, communicativ...

Sally McConnell-Ginet is a Professor of Linguistics at Cornell University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:February 5, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195187814

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