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Identity and interaction: a sociocultural linguistic approach
The article proposes a framework for the analysis of identity as produced in linguistic interaction, based on the following principles: (1) identity is the product rather than the source ofExpand
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"Why be normal?": Language and identity practices in a community of nerd girls
The introduction of practice theory into sociolinguistics is an important recent development in the field. The community of practice provides a useful alternative to the speech-community model, whichExpand
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Youth and Cultural Practice
▪ Abstract The study of youth played a central role in anthropology in the first half of the twentieth century, giving rise to a still-thriving cross-cultural approach to adolescence as a life stage.Expand
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The politics of transcription
Abstract Despite its centrality to the methods of discourse analysis, transcription has received disproportionately little attention in its own right. In particular need of discussion is the issue ofExpand
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You da man: Narrating the racial other in the production of white masculinity
Sociolinguistic research on the linguistic construction of identity has begun to attend to the construction of culturally normative, unmarked social categories such as whiteness and masculinity. TheExpand
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Sociolinguistic nostalgia and the authentication of identity
Sociolinguistic nostalgia and the authentication of identity 1 Mary Bucholtz University of California, Santa Barbara INTRODUCTION Although sociolinguistics has become a fragmented ®eld since itsExpand
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White Kids: Language, Race, and Styles of Youth Identity
1. White styles: language, race, and youth identities 2. Listening to whiteness: researching language and race in a California high school 3. Cliques, crowds, and crews: social labels in racial spaceExpand
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Hella Nor Cal or Totally So Cal?
This study provides the first detailed account of perceptual dialectology within California (as well as one of the first accounts of perceptual dialogology within any single state). Expand
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The Whiteness of Nerds: Superstandard English and Racial Markedness
Mary Bucholtz TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY The Whiteness of Nerds: Superstandard English and Racial Markedness Anthropological research has shown that identities that are “not white enough” may be raciallyExpand
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Variation in transcription
The entextualization and recontextualization of speech via transcription is a fundamental methodology of discourse analysis. However, particularly for researchers concerned with sociopolitical issuesExpand
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