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Journal Title: Gender and Language
Volume/Issue:   6/2
Date: September 2012
Table of Contents: Special Issue Editorial

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Gender and Endangered Languages: Intersections
Jocelyn C. Ahlers

Special Issue Articles

Gender, Nationalism and the Attempted Reconfiguration of Sociolinguistic Norms
Suzanne Wertheim

The Naif, the Sophisticate and the Party Girl: Regional and Gender Stereotypes in Breton Language Web Videos
Madeleine Adkins and Jenny L. Davis

Language Revitalization and the (Re)constituting of Gender: Silence and Women in Native California Language Revitalization
Jocelyn C. Ahlers

Reframing Language Reclamation Programmes for Everybody’s Empowerment
Wesley Y. Leonard

Special Issue Commentary

Intersections of Gender and Endangered Languages: A Commentary
Jillian R. Cavanaugh

Regular Articles

On-line Constructions of Metrosexuality and Masculinities: A Membership Categorization Analysis
Matthew Hall, Brendan Gough, Sarah Seymour-Smith and Susan Hansen

‘That is the Dad and this is the Mum’: Parent-Child Co-construction of Heterosexual Identities in Conversations
Stina Ericsson
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
 
LL Issue: 23.4344