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TOC: Gesture 18 / 2-3 (2021)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 04-Mar-2021
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Gesture Vol. 18, No. 2-3 (2021)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Gesture
Volume Number: 18
Issue Number: 2-3
Issue Date: 2021

Subtitle: Special Issue: Anthropology of Gesture

Main Text:

2019. vi, 282 pp.

Table of Contents


Gesture studies and anthropological perspectives: An introduction
Heather Brookes and Olivier Le Guen
pp. 119–141


Gesture and anthropology: Notes for an historical essay
Adam Kendon
pp. 142–172

What is an anthropology of gesture?
Michael Lempert
pp. 173–208

Universals and diversity in gesture: Research past, present, and future
Kensy Cooperrider
pp. 209–238

A new window onto animal culture: The case of chimpanzee gesturing
Simone Pika and Tobias Deschner
pp. 239–260

Temporality, social interaction, and power in an anthropology of gesture: Cases from the pre-colonial Kongo Kingdom
Yolanda Covington-Ward
pp. 261–280

Body-directed gesture and expressions of social difference in Chachi and Afro-Ecuadorian discourse
Simeon Floyd
pp. 281–304

Space as space and space as grammar: An anthropological journey through gesture(d) spaces
John B. Haviland
pp. 305–342

The impact of cross-linguistic variation in gesture on sign language phonology and morphology: The case of size and shape specifiers
Victoria Nyst
pp. 343–369

Embodying kin-based respect in speech, sign, and gesture
Jennifer Green
pp. 370–395

New and Recent Publications

New and recent publications
pp. 396–397


Further information and weblinks
p. 398

Join ISGS: International Society for Gesture Studies
p. 399

Recent and forthcoming events
p. 400

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science

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