Talking Young Femininities by P. PichlerTalking Young Femininities by P. Pichler

Talking Young Femininities

byP. Pichler

Hardcover | May 29, 2009

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Talking Young Femininities explores the spontaneous talk of adolescent British girls from different socio-cultural backgrounds, examining the different discursive identities they negotiate in their talk, including the 'cool' private-school-girl, the 'tough' British Bangladeshi girl, and the 'sheltered' East End girl.
PIA PICHLER is a Lecturer in Linguistics at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. She has published work in the area of language and gender and on the linguistic construction of identity, with a particular focus on the interplay of local identity practices with gender, ethnicity and social class. She is co-editor ofGender and Spoken In...
Title:Talking Young FemininitiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:269 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:May 29, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230013287

ISBN - 13:9780230013285

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Transcription Conventions Girls' Talk as a Resource for Identity Construction PART I: TALKING YOUNG FEMININITIES: IDENTITY AND THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN GENDER, ETHNICITY AND SOCIAL CLASS Cool and Socially Aware Private School Girls Sheltered But Independent East End Girls Tough and Respectable British Bangladeshi Girls PART II: SEX TALK AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF YOUNG FEMININITIES Self-disclosing Sex Talk: self-determined Girls Playful Sex Talk: 'Good Girls' and 'Bad Girls' Impersonal Sex Talk: Knowing Girls Conclusions Bibliography Index