Living Language An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

ISBN-10: 1405124415

ISBN-13: 9781405124416

Edition: 2011

Authors: Laura M. Ahearn
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List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Laura M. Ahearn is Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Rutgers University.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Language: Some Basic Questions
The Socially Charged Life of Language
The Research Process in Linguistic Anthropology
Language Acquisition and Socialization
Language, Thought, and Culture
Communities of Speakers, Hearers, Readers, and Writers
Communities of Language Users
Multilingualism and Globalization
Literacy Practices
Performance, Performativity, and the Constitution of Communities
Language, Power, and Social Differentiation
Language and Gender
Language, Race, and Ethnicity
Language Death and Revitalization
Conclusion: Language, Power, and Agency
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