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Language and Sexuality

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ISBN-10: 0521009693

ISBN-13: 9780521009690

Edition: 2003

Authors: Deborah Cameron, Don Kulick

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Description:

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, from personal ads to phone sex, the text provides a clear introduction to the relationship between language and sexuality.
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Book details

List price: $44.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/6/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 194
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Deborah Cameron teaches at Oxford University, where she is Professor of Language and Communication in the English Faculty. Her main research interests are in sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and the study of gender and sexuality; her previous publications include Working with Spoken Discourse (2001), On Language and Sexual Politics (2006) and Verbal Hygiene (1995/2012).

Preface
Making connection
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