Gender and endangered languages: Intersections

  title={Gender and endangered languages: Intersections},
  author={Jocelyn C. Ahlers},
  journal={Gender and Language},
  • J. Ahlers
  • Published 6 January 2012
  • Sociology, Linguistics
  • Gender and Language
While studies of the interplay of language use and gendered identity have pointed to the complex interactions between the two, and while researchers have similarly considered the ways in which endangered languages of heritage serve as resources in the construction of identity in communities focused on language revitalization, the intersection of these two fields of study has only rarely been examined. As awareness of the endangered status of many of the world’s languages has grown, the…