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Journal of Language and Sexuality (JLS)

JLS is a peer-reviewed journal publishing state-of-the-art papers on topics in language and sexuality studies. For subscription information and author guidelines, see http://www.benjamins.com/#catalog/journals/jls

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Monographs

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2006): “Women and Men Like Different Things”? – Doing Gender als Strategie der Werbesprache. Marburg: Tectum. [ISBN: 978-3-8288-9073-2]
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Book review by Erika Kegyes (University of Miskolc, Hungary) in Querelles-Net 23: Book review

For an English summary, see Motschenbacher 2008c below.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2010): Language, Gender and Sexual Identity: Poststructuralist perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins (= IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society 29).
[ISBN: 978-90-272-1868-1]

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Book review by Alexander Buchner (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA) in Language in Society 41.2: 277-278.

Book review by Ann Coady (Sheffield Hallam University, UK) in Journal of Pragmatics 44: 1381-1384.

Book review by Lijing Deng (Ningbo Dahongying University, China) in Discourse Studies 15.5: 660-662.

Book review by Claudia Posch (Universität Innsbruck, Austria) in Gender and Language 8.3: 423-427.

Review essay by A. Virginia Acuña Ferreira (Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain) in Sociolinguistic Studies 10.4: 611-636.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2012): An Interdisciplinary Bibliography on Language, Gender and Sexuality (2000-2011). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [ISBN: 978-90-272-1200-9]

Book review by Katrina Daly Thompson (University of California, Los Angeles, USA) in Gender and Language 7.3: 421-424.

Review essay by A. Virginia Acuña Ferreira (Universidad Internacional de La Rioja, Spain) in Sociolinguistic Studies 10.4: 611-636.

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Motschenbacher, Heiko (2013): New Perspectives on English as a European Lingua Franca. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [ISBN: 978-90-272-1207-8]

Book review by Paola Vettorel (University of Verona, Italy) in Iperstoria 4: 169-175.

Book review by Danyang Zhang & Xiao Lin (Zhejiang University, China) in Apples – Journal of Applied Language Studies 9.2: 73-76.

Book review by Eulàlia Borràs Riba (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain) in Language and Intercultural Communication 16.1: 120-122.

Book review by David Deterding (Brunei Darussalam University, Brunei) in Journal of English as a Lingua Franca 6.1: 197-199.

Book review by Gibson Ferguson (University of Sheffield, UK) in Discourse & Society 28.2: 235-237.

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Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016): Language, Normativity and Europeanisation: Discursive Evidence from the Eurovision Song Contest. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. [ISBN: 978-1-137-56300-2] (series: Postdisciplinary Studies in Discourse)

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Research articles & book reviews (selection)

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2006): “Review of Mondorf, Britta: Gender Differences in English Syntax. Tübingen: Niemeyer, 2004.” Zeitschrift für Angewandte Linguistik 44: 127-134.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2007): “Can the term ‘genderlect’ be saved? A postmodernist re-definition.” Gender and Language 1.2: 255-278.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2008a): “Werbesprachliche Genderstilisierung für globale Zeitschriften-Communities.” In: Held, Gudrun & Bendel, Sylvia (eds.): Werbung – grenzenlos. Multimodale Werbetexte im interkulturellen Vergleich. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 57-76.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2008b): “Structural linguistic gender categories and discursive materialization: A deconstructionist analysis.” Indiana University Working Papers in Linguistics 7: 21-46.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2008c): ”’Women and men like different things’? Doing gender as a strategy of advertising language.” [Summary of doctoral thesis] English and American Studies in German 41: 34-37.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2009a): “Speaking the gendered body. The performative construction of commercial femininities and masculinities via body-part vocabulary.” Language in Society 28.1: 1-22.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2009b): “Review of Morrish, Liz & Sauntson, Helen: New Perspectives on Language and Sexual Identity. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.” Gender and Language 3.1: 131-133.

Bieswanger, Markus; Motschenbacher, Heiko & Mühleisen, Susanne (2010): “Language in its socio-cultural context: New explorations in gendered, global and media uses.” In: Bieswanger, Markus; Motschenbacher, Heiko & Mühleisen, Susanne (eds.): Language in its Socio-Cultural Context: New Explorations in Gendered, Global and Media Uses. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 9-19.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2010a): “Female-as-norm (FAN): A typology of female and feminine generics.” In: Bieswanger, Markus; Motschenbacher, Heiko & Mühleisen, Susanne (eds.): Language in its Socio-Cultural Context: Explorations in Gendered, Global and Media Uses. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 35-67.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2010b): “Speaking commercial femininities and masculinities: Advertising language in Cosmopolitan and Men’s Health magazines.” In: Kelly-Holmes, Helen & Mautner, Gerlinde (eds.): Language and the Market. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 201-212.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2010c): “The discursive interface of national, European and sexual identities: Preliminary evidence from the Eurovision Song Contest.” In: Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk, Barbara & Pułaczewska, Hanna (eds.): Intercultural Europe: Arenas of Difference, Communication and Mediation. Stuttgart: Ibidem, 85-103.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2011): “Taking Queer Linguistics further: Sociolinguistics and critical heteronormativity research.” International Journal of the Sociology of Language 212: 149-179.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2012a): “Queere Linguistik: Theoretische und methodologische Überlegungen zu einer heteronormativitätskritischen Sprachwissenschaft.” In: Günthner, Susanne; Hüpper, Dagmar & Spieß, Constanze (eds.): Genderlinguistik. Sprachliche Konstruktionen von Geschlechtsidentität. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 87-125.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2012b): “Negotiating sexual desire at the Eurovision Song Contest: On the verge of homonormativity?” In: Calderón, Marietta & Marko, Georg (eds.): Let’s Talk About (Texts About) Sex. Sex and Language. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 287-299.

Leap, William L. & Motschenbacher, Heiko (2012): “Launching a new phase in language and sexuality studies.” Journal of Language and Sexuality 1.1: 1-14.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2012c): ”’I think Houston wants a kiss right?’: Linguistic constructions of heterosexualities at Eurovision Song Contest press conferences.” Journal of Language and Sexuality 1.2: 127-150.

Motschenbacher, Heiko & Stegu, Martin (2013): “Queer Linguistic approaches to discourse.” Discourse & Society 24.5: 519-535.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2013a): “Now everybody can wear a skirt”: Linguistic constructions of non-heteronormativity at Eurovision Song Contest press conferences. Discourse & Society 24.5: 590-614.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2013b): “Gentlemen before ladies? A corpus-based study of conjunct order in personal binomials.” Journal of English Linguistics 41.3: 212-242.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2013c): “A typologically based view on relativisation in English as a European lingua franca.” European Journal of Applied Linguistics 1.1: 103-138.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2014a): “Focusing on normativity in language and sexuality studies: Insights from conversations on objectophilia.” Critical Discourse Studies 11.1: 49-70.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2014b): “Review of Takahashi, Kimie: Language Learning, Gender and Desire. Japanese Women on the Move. Bristol: Multilingual Matters, 2013.” International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 17.5: 630-633.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2014c): “Language, normativity and power: The discursive construction of objectophilia.” In: Pishwa, Hanna & Schulze, Rainer (eds.): The Expression of Inequality in Interaction: Power, Dominance, and Status. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 239-264.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2014d): “Grammatical gender as a challenge for language policy: The (im)possibility of non-heteronormative language use in German vs. English.” Language Policy 13.3: 243–261.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2015a): “Some new perspectives on gendered language structures.” In: Hellinger, Marlis & Motschenbacher, Heiko (eds.): Gender Across Languages. The Linguistic Representation of Women and Men. Volume IV. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 27-48.

Motschenbacher, Heiko & Weikert, Marija (2015): “Structural gender trouble in Croatian.” In: Hellinger, Marlis & Motschenbacher, Heiko (eds.): Gender Across Languages. The Linguistic Representation of Women and Men. Volume IV. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 49-95.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2015b): “Structural gender linguistics and de-essentialisation: A study of Croatian personal nouns.” In: Scheller-Boltz, Dennis (ed.): New Approaches to Gender and Queer Research in Slavonic Studies. München: Otto Sagner, 51-69.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016a): “A poststructuralist approach to structural gender linguistics: Initial considerations.” In: Abbou, Julie & Baider, Fabienne (eds.): Gender, Language and the Periphery: Grammatical and Social Gender from the Margins. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 65-88.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016b): “Gender, inclusion and English language teaching: A linguistic perspective.” In: Elsner, Daniela & Lohe, Viviane (eds.): Gender and Language Learning: Research and Practice. Tübingen: Narr, 97-112.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016c): “A corpus linguistic study of the situatedness of English pop song lyrics.” Corpora 11.1: 1-28.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016d): “A discursive approach to structural gender linguistics.” Gender and Language 10.2: 149-169.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016e): “Early approaches to conceptualizing English in Europe.” In: Linn, Andrew (ed.): Investigating English in Europe: Contexts and Agendas. Berlin: de Gruyter, 59-66.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016f): “English in Europe and the postmodernist paradigm.” In: Linn, Andrew (ed.): Investigating English in Europe: Contexts and Agendas. Berlin: de Gruyter, 106-113.

Motschenbacher, Heiko (2016g): “Inclusion and foreign language education: What linguistics can contribute.” ITL – International Journal of Applied Linguistics 167.2: 159–189.

Motschenbacher, Heiko: “Critical discourse analysis and institutional communication.” In: Habscheid, Stephan; Müller, Andreas P.; Thörle, Britta & Wilton, Antje (eds.): Handbuch Sprache in Organisationen. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, (in print).

Motschenbacher, Heiko: “Language and sexual normativity.” In: Barrett, Rusty & Hall, Kira (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Language and Sexuality. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (in print).

Motschenbacher, Heiko: “Sexuality in Critical Discourse Studies.” In: Flowerdew, John & Richardson, John E. (eds.): Routledge Handbook of Critical Discourse Studies. London: Routledge, 388–402.

Motschenbacher, Heiko: “Strukturelle Genderlinguistik: Ein diskursiver Ansatz.” Osnabrücker Beiträge zur Sprachtheorie (OBST): (in print).

Motschenbacher, Heiko: “Corpus linguistics in language and sexuality studies: Taking stock and future directions.” Journal of Language and Sexuality: (in print).

Edited volumes

Bieswanger, Markus; Motschenbacher, Heiko & Mühleisen, Susanne (eds.) 2010: Language in its Socio-Cultural Context: New Explorations in Gendered, Global and Media Uses. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. [ISBN: 978-3-631-59233-5]

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Book review by Tianping He (Shanxi University, Taiyuan, China) in Discourse Studies 14.5: 668-670.

Book review by Dalal Sarnou (University of Mostaganem, Oran, Algeria) in Language in Society 43.1: 130-131.

Motschenbacher, Heiko & Stegu, Martin (eds.) 2013: Queer Linguistic Approaches to Discourse (Special Issue of Discourse & Society 24.5) Los Angeles: Sage.

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Hellinger, Marlis & Motschenbacher, Heiko (eds.) 2015: Gender Across Languages. The Linguistic Representation of Women and Men. Volume IV. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. [ISBN: 978-90-272-1878-0]

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Book review by Christopher D. Sams (Stephen F. Austin State University, USA): LinguistList 27.1504.