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Language The Socio-Cultural Context

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ISBN-10: 0521308348

ISBN-13: 9780521308342

Edition: 1988

Authors: Frederick J. Newmeyer

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Linguistics: The Cambridge Survey is a comprehensive introduction to current research in all branches of the field of linguistics, from syntactic theory to ethnography of speaking, from signed language to the mental lexicon, from language acquisition to discourse analysis. Each chapter has been written by a specialist particularly distinguished in his or her field who has accepted the challenge of reviewing the current issues and future prospects in sufficient depth for the scholar and with sufficient clarity for the student. Each volume can be read independently and has a particular focus. Volume I covers the internal structure of the language faculty itself, while Volume II considers the…    
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Book details

List price: $140.00
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/21/1988
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 308
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
The study of language in its socio-cultural context
Language, culture, and world-view
Language and social class
Language and race: some implications for linguistic science
Language and gender Sally
Bilingualism
Dialectology
Sociolinguistics and syntactic variation
Language birth: the processes of pidginization and creolization
Language death
Language planning: the view from linguistics
Ethnography of speaking: towards a linguistics of the praxis
The organisation of discourse
Conversation analysis
Index of names
Index of subjects