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The Cambridge handbook of linguistic anthropology

"The field of linguistic anthropology looks at human uniqueness and diversity through the lens of language, our species' special combination of art and instinct. Human language both shapes, and is shaped by, our minds, societies, and cultural worlds"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2014
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014
xiv, 750 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
9781107030077, 9781139990004, 1107030072, 1139990004
Bernard Bate
Language and media / lana Gershon, Paul Manning. Introduction: Directions in the anthropology of Language / N.J. Enfield, Paul Kockelman, Jack Sidnell
Basics of a language / R.M.W. Dixo
The item/system problem / N.J. Enfield
Language and the manual modality: The communicative resilience of the human species / Susan Goldin-Meadow
Linguistic diversity and universals / Balthasar Bickel
Denotation and the pragmatics of language / Michael Silverstein
Language function / Sandra A. Thompson, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen
Language acquisition and language socialization / Penelope Brown / Suzanne Gaskins
Language, society, and history: Towards a unified approach? / Paja Faudree, Magnus Pharao Hansen
Language emergence: Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language / Wendy Sandler, Mark Aronoff, Carol Padden, Irit Meir
Endangered languages / Keren Rice
Language evolution / Stephen C. Levinson
Causal dynamics of language / N.J. Enfield
Intentionality and language / Robert B. Brandom
The architecture of intersubjectivity revisited / Jack Sidnell
Language and human sociality / Alan Rumsey
The ontology of action, in interaction / Jack Sidnell, N.J. Enfield
Conversation across cultures / Mark Dingemanse, Simeon Floyd
Poetics and performativity / Luke Fleming, Michael Lempert
Ritual language / David Tavarez
Oratory, rhetoric, politics / Bernard Bate
Language and media / lana Gershon, Paul Manning
The speech community and beyond: Language and the nature of the social aggregate / Shaylih Muehlmann
Linguistic anthropology and critical theory / Paul Kockelman
Linguistic anthropology and sociocultural anthropology / Rupert Stasch
Sociolinguistics: Making quantification meaningful / Penelope Eckert
Language and archaeology: State of the art / Roger M. Blench
Language and iology: The multiple interactions between genetics and language / Dan Dediu
Linguistic anthropology in the age of language automata / Paul Kockelman