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The Journal of Linguistic Anthropology (JLA), a publication of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA), publishes articles on the anthropological study of language, including analysis of discourse, language in society, language and cognition, and language acquisition and socialization.
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About the Cover:
A “danger” sign on the fence that marks the official boundary of the Imperial Oil Superfund site in Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA. The heavily polluted site is adjacent to the “east side” residential community that is described in Ryan Blanton's article in this issue. The toxins of which the sign warns are not contained by this wood and barbed-wire fence, of course; for generations, seepage and runoff from the site have been an ever-present hazard for residents of the east side. Their recent efforts to address this and other longstanding issues of environmental racism have met with denial and resistance from government authorities. (Photograph taken in 2006 by Ryan Blanton.)