Hipsters in the hood: Authentication in young men’s hip hop talk

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A limited number of studies have approached the topic of hip-hop authenticity with an analytic focus on discourses/ideologies rather than linguistic style and even fewer studies have investigated what we might call ‘third sphere’ of hip hop, that is, interaction among Hip Hop fans and activists. This study study aims to demonstrate the value of moving the study of authenticity in relation to hip hop from a consideration of (the indexicality of) linguistic style towards a focus on discourse and ideological meanings. . . . → Read More: Hipsters in the hood: Authentication in young men’s hip hop talk






Some unsolved questions about the languages of the Jews

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A note on Register, or Level of Language, in Spanish

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Cambridge University Press announces launch of the Journal of Linguistic Geography

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Romanian Words of Turkish Origin

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A Layman’s Guide to “Roots of English”

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Duels and Duets: Why Men and Women Talk So Differently

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Accent and dialect in Australian politics

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Language Diversity in the USA

Cambridge author Kim Potowski seeks to contribute to the appreciation and promotion of ethnolinguistic diversity in the United States:

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Language and the African American Child

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