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Language and sexuality [electronic resource] / Deborah Cameron and Don Kulick.

By: Cameron, Deborah, 1958-.
Contributor(s): Kulick, Don.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 176 p.).ISBN: 0511077939 (electronic bk.); 9780511077937 (electronic bk.); 0511076363 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511076367 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511791178 (electronic bk.); 0511791178 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Language and sex | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics | Langage et sexualit�e | Seksualiteit | Taalgebruik | �Erotisme | Genre | Homosexuel | Identit�e sexuelle | Langage | Sexualit�e | Soziolekt | Homosexualit�at | Sexualit�at | Identit�at | Sprache | GeschlechtsunterschiedGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language and sexuality.DDC classification: 306.44 Other classification: 17.21 | 17.10 | ES 150 | ES 155 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Making connections -- Talking sex and thinking sex: the linguistic and discursive construction of sexuality -- What has gender got to do with sex? Language, heterosexuality and heteronormativity -- Sexuality as identity: gay and lesbian language -- Looking beyond identity: language and desire -- Language and sexuality: theory, research and politics.
Summary: This lively and accessible textbook looks at how we talk about sex and why we talk about it the way we do. Drawing on a wide range of examples, the book provides a clear introduction to the relationship between language and sexuality.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Making connections -- Talking sex and thinking sex: the linguistic and discursive construction of sexuality -- What has gender got to do with sex? Language, heterosexuality and heteronormativity -- Sexuality as identity: gay and lesbian language -- Looking beyond identity: language and desire -- Language and sexuality: theory, research and politics.

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This lively and accessible textbook looks at how we talk about sex and why we talk about it the way we do. Drawing on a wide range of examples, the book provides a clear introduction to the relationship between language and sexuality.

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Language and sexuality by Cameron, Deborah, ©2003
Language and sexuality by Cameron, Deborah, ©2003
Language and sexuality by Cameron, Deborah, ©2003
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