Gender and the discursive authority of far right politics


  • Susan Gal University of Chicago



Gender, far right politics, politics, far right, discursive authority

Author Biography

Susan Gal, University of Chicago

Susan Gal is Mae and Sidney G. Metzl Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at the University of Chicago. She teaches courses on semiotics, linguistic variation and the institutional significance of language. Her published work has dealt with the politics of multilingualism and gender in Europe; the multiple phenomena of translation; and the significance of publics and ideology in the making of authority. She is the author of several books, most recently Signs of Difference: Language and Ideology in Social Life (with Judith T. Irvine, Cambridge, 2019). Her current work takes up the language and style of rightwing politics in transnational contexts.


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How to Cite

Gal, S. . (2021). Gender and the discursive authority of far right politics. Gender and Language, 15(1), 96–103.



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