Lucy Jones

List of John Benjamins publications for which Lucy Jones plays a role.



In this short essay, I offer some reflections on language and sexuality work over the past decade. My discussion is focused on the increasing influence of queer theory, in particular, and I comment on trends in research into language and queer identities. I take into account not only the work… read more | Article
This research reports on newspaper representations of PrEP, a HIV-prevention drug recently made available on a trial basis to at-risk individuals in England. Using corpus-assisted queer critical discourse analysis, we investigate the linguistic representations of the users of PrEP within three… read more | Article
Bom, Isabelle van der, Laura Coffey-Glover, Lucy Jones, Sara Mills and Laura Louise Paterson. 2015. Implicit homophobic argument structure: Equal-marriage discourse in The Moral Maze. Journal of Language and Sexuality 4:1, pp. 102–137
This article analyses the linguistic and discursive elements which contribute to the production of implicit homophobia. Explicit homophobia has been well documented and strategies for countering discriminatory language have been developed (Baker 2014, Leap 2012). However, our interest here is in… read more | Article
The concept of ‘community’ often presents a problem for queer linguists. ‘The gay community’ is often viewed as an impossible site for research due to its imagined status, whilst local communities of gay people have been considered too heterogeneous and idiosyncratic to draw conclusions from. In… read more | Article