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Stance, Style, and the Linguistic Individual

Barbara Johnstone

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Previous research has explored how styles can come to be associated with interactional situations or social identities. In some language-ideological contexts, styles associated with individuals can ... More


Barbara Jordan 1972–1973

in Going Home: Black Representatives and Their Constituents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226241302
eISBN:
9780226241326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241326.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Stokes–Jordan differences illustrate and explain the diversity of representational strategies to be found among African American House members, and, taken together, allow some comparisons between ... More


Going Home: Black Representatives and Their Constituents

Richard F. Fenno

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226241302
eISBN:
9780226241326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241326.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Thirty years ago there were nine African Americans in the U.S. House of Representatives. Today there are four times that number. This book explores what representation has meant—and means today—to ... More


Marriage

Ethelene Whitmire

in Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038501
eISBN:
9780252096419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038501.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter narrates Regina's romances and culminates in her marriage. Regina, like many young women in New York City, had a dating life that was complicated, diverse, and mysterious. She had more ... More


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