Homegirls: Language and Cultural Practice among Latina Youth Gangs. Norma Mendoza-Denton (2009) Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 339

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  • Christy Bird University of California Santa Barbara

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/genl.v4i1.155

Keywords:

Youth Language, Latina Language, Gang Culture

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Author Biography

Christy Bird, University of California Santa Barbara

Christy Bird is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Linguistics at the University of California at Santa Barbara. Her fields of interest include sociocultural linguistics, sociophonetics, humor studies, prosody, language and rural identity, and language ideology. Her Master’s thesis is entitled “I’m Almost Afraid to Tell This”: Risk and Performance in Formulaic Joke Telling in Interaction.

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Published

2010-11-16

How to Cite

Bird, C. (2010). Homegirls: Language and Cultural Practice among Latina Youth Gangs. Norma Mendoza-Denton (2009) Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing. pp. 339. Gender and Language, 4(1), 155–159. https://doi.org/10.1558/genl.v4i1.155

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