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The Buckeye corpus of conversational speech: labeling conventions and a test of transcriber reliability
This paper describes the Buckeye corpus of spontaneous American English speech, a 307,000-word corpus containing the speech of 40 talkers from central Ohio, USA. Expand
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Ethnography of Speaking
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Indexicality and experience: Exploring the meanings of /aw/-monophthongization in Pittsburgh 1
In this paper we test the hypothesis that monophthongal /aw/ is semiotically associated with local identity in Pittsburgh. We compare results of an experimental task that directly elicitsExpand
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Men, Masculinities, and Language
How do men use language to express masculinity? How is language masculine, and how does it become so? These are the issues that I address in this article. I first discuss why men and masculinitiesExpand
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Men’s Identities and Sociolinguistic Variation: The Case of Fraternity Men
The variation patterns of the variable (ING) in an American college fraternity are explained by analyzing individual men’s contextualized discourse. While most of the fraternity men predictably use aExpand
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Discourse and Identity: Hegemonic identity-making in narrative
In this chapter I explore the role of narrative in the construction of hegemonic identities by analyzing two narratives told by members of a college fraternity who are male, heterosexual, white, andExpand
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Men talk: Stories in the making of masculinities
Jennifer Coates , Men talk: Stories in the making of masculinities . Oxford: Blackwell, 2003. Pp. xi, 219. Hb $59.95 Pb $29.95. It is pleasing to see the publication of a book-length study ofExpand
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Power and the Language of Men
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Stances of Whiteness and Hegemony in Fraternity Men's Discourse
In this article I explore how a group of White men display and reaffirm their hegemonic social position through in-group discourse. The men do not baldly assert such positions; rather, they createExpand
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Homosocial desire in men's talk: Balancing and re-creating cultural discourses of masculinity
This article is an exploration of how a group of men in the United States create homosocial (as opposed to homosexual) desire through language. In a society in which dominant discourses ofExpand
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