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Living language : an introduction to linguistic anthropology

Author: Laura M Ahearn
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Revised and updated, the 2nd Edition of Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology presents an accessible introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world through the contemporary theory and practice of linguistic anthropology. Presents a highly accessible introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world Combines classic studies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ahearn, Laura M., 1962-
Living language.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2016030969
(OCoLC)949871164
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura M Ahearn
ISBN: 9781119060710 1119060710 1119060664 9781119060666
OCLC Number: 960457582
Notes: Revised and updated of the previous edition: 2012.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 1: The Socially Charged Life of Language --
2: Gestures, Sign Languages, and Multimodality --
3: The Research Process in Linguistic Anthropology --
4: Language Acquisition and Socialization --
5: Language, Thought, and Culture --
6: Communities of Language Users --
7: Multilingualism and Globalization --
8: Literacy Practices --
9: Performance, Performativity, and the Constitution of Communities --
10: Language and Gender --
11: Language, Race, and Ethnicity --
12: Language Death and Revitalization --
13: Conclusion: Language, Power, and Agency.
Responsibility: Laura M. Ahearn.

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