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Turf Wars Discourse, Diversity, and the Politics of Place

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ISBN-10: 1405129557

ISBN-13: 9781405129558

Edition: 2006

Authors: Gabriella Gahlia Modan

List price: $49.75
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Description:

Drawing on cultural geography and urban anthropology, this title explores how members of a multi-ethnic, multi-class community deploy language to legitimize themselves as community members while discrediting others.
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Book details

List price: $49.75
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Series Preface
List of Figures
Acknowledgments
The Ethnography
Sketching the Landscape
Mt. Pleasant History and Social Geography
The Moral Geography of Mt. Pleasant
The Politics of Filth
La Loca vs. the Cultural Vampires
Keeping it in the Family
Home Ties, Winds of Change
The Making of Turf Wars
Theorizing Discourse
Geography and Social Locations
Addendum: Defining Terms
Bibliography
Index