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Journal of Linguistic Anthropology Top Articles

Below is a list of the top 20 most downloaded articles from Journal of Linguistic Anthropology during 2010. Thanks to Wiley-Blackwell for supplying this information. All authors are invited to discuss these articles in more depth in a separate blog post.

(Rank Accesses Article Title Authors Volume Issue)

1 (863) The Whiteness of Nerds: Superstandard English and Racial Markedness MARY BUCHOLTZ JLA 11(1)

2 (743) Those Naughty Teenage Girls: Japanese Kogals, Slang, and Media Assessments LAURA MILLER JLA 14(2)

3 (725) Urban Princesses: Performance and Women’s
Language- in Japan’s Gothic/Lolita Subculture ISAAC GAGNE JLA 18(1)

4 (419) The Social Circulation of Media Discourse and the Mediation of Communities DEBRA SPITULNIK 6(2)

5 (409) Language Choice as a Means of Shaping Identity JANET M. FULLER JLA 17(1)

6 (404) Intertextual Sexuality KIRA HALL JLA 15(1)

7 (389) Imagining Navajo in the Boarding School: Laura Tohe’s No Parole Today and the Intimacy of Language Ideologies ANTHONY K. WEBSTER JLA 20(1)

8 (379) ‘Now I Gotta Watch What I Say’: Shifting Constructions of Masculinity in Discourse SCOTT FABIUS KIESLING JLA 11(2)

9 (372) Why is This a Battle Every Night?: Negotiating Food and Eating in American Dinnertime Interaction AMY PAUGH, CAROLINA IZQUIERDO JLA 19 (2)

10 (345) Language Shift, Gender, and Ideologies of Modernity in Central Java, Indonesia NANCY J. SMITH-HEFNER JLA 19 (1)

11 (344) Genre, Intertextuality, and Social Power CHARLES L. BRIGGS, RICHARD BAUTNAN JLA 2 (2)

12 (322) Short Fried-Rice-Eating Chinese MCs and Good-Hair-Havin Uncle Tom Niggas: Performing Race and Ethnicity in Freestyle Rap Battles H. SAMY ALIM, JOOYOUNG LEE, LAUREN MASON CARRIS JLA 20 (1)

13 (321) Speaking like a Model Minority: FOB Styles, Gender, and Racial Meanings among Desi Teens in Silicon Valley SHALINI SHANKAR JLA 18 (2)

14 (321) Speaking Shadows: A History of the Voice in the Transition from Silent to Sound Film in the United States JESSICA TAYLOR JLA 19(1)

15 (302) Whatever (Neck Roll, Eye Roll, Teeth Suck) : The Situated Coproduction of Social Categories and Identities through Stancetaking and Transmodal Stylization MARJORIE HARNESS GOODWIN, H. SAMY ALIM JLA 20 (1)

16 (289) Language Ideologies Compared SUSAN GAL JLA 15 (1)

17 (287) The Relevance of Husserl’s Theory to Language Socialization ALESSANDRO DURANTI JLA 19(2)

18 (280) Keepin’ It Real’: White Hip-Hoppers’ Discourses of Language, Race, and Authenticity CECILIA CUTLER JLA 13 (2)

19 (278) Voice, Footing, Enregisterment ASIF AGHA JLA 15 (1)

20 (271) The Construction of White, Black, and Korean American Identities through African American Vernacular English ELAINE W. CHUN JLA 11(1)