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Ikuko Patricia Yuasa - Culture and Gender of Voice Pitch - 9781845533502 - V9781845533502
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Culture and Gender of Voice Pitch

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Description for Culture and Gender of Voice Pitch Hardcover. Offers a sociophonetic exploration of voice pitch characteristics of speakers across the cultures of Japan and America. This volume makes an argument for the socio-cultural role of voice pitch in the expression of emotion and politeness and how culture and gender can intersect with each other. Num Pages: 160 pages, 28 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1KBB; CFB; CFH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 243 x 164 x 17. Weight in Grams: 404.
The major task of the book is a sociophonetic exploration of voice pitch characteristics of speakers across the cultures of Japan and America. This volume makes a cogent argument for the socio-cultural role of voice pitch in the expression of emotion and politeness and how culture and gender can intersect with each other. The book tenders acoustic phonetic evidence (as well as discourse analyses) in construing how an individual's voice pitch modulation utilized in conversational speech is reflected in this intersection as it demonstrates several methodological innovations crucial for sociophonetic research. Observations of people's voice pitch commonly made impressionistically not ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781845533502
SKU
V9781845533502
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99-5

About Ikuko Patricia Yuasa
Ikuko Patricia Yuasa is Assistant Professor of Japanese sociolinguistics teaching in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Iowa. She is a former student of Robin Lakoff and Yoko Hasegawa at the University of California, Berkeley where she received her doctoral degree in East Asian Languages and Cultures

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