Living Language An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
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Description: Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology is a clear and accessible exploration of the prominent theoretical issues in linguistic anthropology and a student-friendly introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/18/2011
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
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|
|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|