Publication details [#64903]

Slobe, Tyanna. 2018. Style, stance, and social meaning in mock white girl. Language in Society 47 (4) : 541–567.
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Cambridge University Press


Mock white girl (MWG) feats parody a linguistic and embodied style associated with modern middle class white girls in the United States. Contextualizing MWG feats via stance assay discloses critical variance in how the white girl is read, assessed, and generated as an important social entity by different population segments.