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Shifting Languages

Author: J Joseph Errington
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language, no. 19
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, Joseph Errington analyses the role of language in development in Indonesia. His analysis of 'shifting languages' in two Javanese villages examines changing conversational practices in  Read more...

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Shifting Languages
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Joseph Errington
ISBN: 9780511612480 0511612486
OCLC Number: 938927678
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 13 Sep 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (240 p.)
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. A city, two hamlets, and the stage; 3. Speech styles, hierarchies and communities; 4. National development, national language; 5. Public language and authority; 6. Interactional and referential identities; 7. Language contact and language salad; 8. Speech modelling; 9. Shifting styles and the modelling of internal states; 10. Javanese-Indonesian code-switching; 11. Shifting perspectives.
Series Title: Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language, no. 19
Responsibility: J. Joseph Errington.
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