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Language, Sexualities and Desires: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

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Sexualities are perceived, constructed and represented in different ways in various languages and cultures. This collection addresses how people use various linguistic features to construct their sexual identities and relationships and how membership of specific social groups, based on sexual and lifestyle choices, may be signalled through language. The new research presen ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published February 15th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Katrina
Jan 18, 2010 Katrina rated it liked it
Like most edited collections, this was spotty. The introduction provides a useful overview of language and sexuality studies, but the other chapters would work better as journal articles. Some useful ideas scattered throughout.
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