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SOUNDING GAY: PITCH PROPERTIES IN THE SPEECH OF GAY AND STRAIGHT MEN
\M ANY GAY, LESBIAN, AND BISEXUAL PEOPLE can recall the pre-coming-out experience of rifling through dictionaries, encyclopedias, and textbook indexes, nervously seeking any reference at all thatExpand
The trouble with culture:
Although the concept of ‘culture’ was once invoked by anthropologists for progressive social purposes, today it is often used to justify racial inequalities. Using theories and methods of criticalExpand
Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City
List of Figures viii Acknowledgments ix Notes on Orthography, Translation and Transcription xiii 1 Introducing 'Yan Daudu 1 2 People of the Bariki 29 3 Out in the Open 61 4 Women's Talk, Men'sExpand
Coffeetalk: Starbucks™ and the commercialization of casual conversation
  • R. Gaudio
  • Sociology
  • Language in Society
  • 1 November 2003
This article examines how so-called ordinary or casual conversational practices in the contemporary United States are constrained and structured in terms of where, when, how, and with whom peopleExpand
Allah Made Us
Homosexuality in “ Traditional ” Sub-Saharan Africa and Contemporary South Africa
Super-Saharan Africa provides a well-documented site of age-defined homosexuality. Despite the recent excesses of a Shi’a “Islamic Revolution” in one country with pre-Islamic proscription ofExpand
The Blackness of “Broken English”
Inspired by Jane Hill's analyses of the racial and national implications of Mock Spanish and other forms of linguistic appropriation, this paper analyzes the use and nonuse of Nigerian Pidgin (NP) byExpand
White Men Do It Too: Racialized (Homo)sexualities in Postcolonial Hausaland
This article explores how, in talk about sex, Nigerian Hausa men who self-identify as homosexual or womanlike and a Euro-American gay male ethnographer reified racially distinct sexualities against aExpand
Dire Straights in Nigeria
Anthropologist Rudolf Pell Gaudio elucidates his theory that it is not merely homosexuality, but sexuality writ large, that is in a state of crisis in Nigeria
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