Gender indexicality in the Native Americas: Contributions to the typology of social indexicality

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleGender indexicality in the Native Americas: Contributions to the typology of social indexicality Author(S)Luke Fleming (Author)
Abstract  This article provides a global survey of categorical gender indexicality that reveals the near exclusive presence of the phenomenon in the languages of the Native Americas, a fact for which a historical rationale is offered. The survey is helpful in contributing to our understanding of social indexicality in three ways. First, while two-place (or relational) social indexicals ...Paginationp295-320
SubjectSociologyDescriptorsSociolinguistics
Journal TitleLanguage in Society  
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