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Title:
From the kitchen to the parlor : language and becoming in African American women's hair care
Author:
Jacobs-Huey, Lanita, 1971-
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Negotiating expert and novice identities through client-stylist interactions -- "We are like doctors": socializing cosmetologists into the discourse of science -- A license to touch: cosmetology as a divine calling -- Gender, authenticity, and hair in African American stand-up comedy -- "BTW, how do you wear your hair?" gender and race in computer-mediated hair debates -- Constructing and contesting knowledge in women's cross-cultural hair testimonies -- Critical reflections on language, gender, and "native" anthropology -- Transcription conventions.
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ISBN:
9780195304152

9780195304169
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Book

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