Publication details [#53229]

Bertrand, Melanie. 2010. Differing functions of deracialized speech: the use of place names to index race in focus groups with African American and White parents. Text & Talk 30 (5) : 485–505.
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De Gruyter


This paper discusses a particular strategy of discursive deracialization (or veiled reference to racial groups): the deployment of place names and terms to index race in focus groups in the U.S. involving White and African American parents.