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Table of Contents

Gender and Language in Sub-Saharan African Contexts: Research Agendas

Gender and language in sub-Saharan African contexts: Issues and challenges PDF
Lilian Atanga , Sibonile Edith Ellece , Lia Litosseliti , Jane Sunderland 1-20
The discursive construction of a ‘model Cameroonian woman’ within the Cameroonian Parliament PDF
Lilian Atanga 21-45
Constructing hegemonic masculinities in South Africa: The discourse and rhetoric of heteronormativity PDF
Russell Luyt 47-77
The ‘placenta’ of the nation: Motherhood discourses in Tswana marriage ceremonies PDF
Sibonile Edith Ellece 79-103
‘Brown Sugar’: The textual construction of femininity in two ‘tiny texts’ PDF
Jane Sunderland 105-129
Gender and language in African contexts: Working bibliography PDF
The Editors 131-140


Book Review: Language, Gender and Politics: A Festschrift for Yisa Kehinde Yusuf Akin Odebunmi, Arua E. Arua and Sailal Arimi (eds) (2009) Lagos, Nigeria: Concept Publications. pp. 574 PDF
Lia Litosseliti , Amandine Bollinger 141-151


The days of our lives: Language, gender and affluence on a daytime television drama PDF
Robin Queen 153-180
The performance of gender as reflected in American evidence rules: Language, power, and the legal construction of liability PDF
Janet Ainsworth 181-195
Prosodic imitation in classroom interaction: A gendered practice of empowerment? PDF
Liisa Tainio 197-232
'You know how men are': Description, categorization and common knowledge in the anatomy of a categorial practice PDF
Elizabeth Stokoe 233-255

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