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Companion to Linguistic Anthropology

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ISBN-10: 1405144300

ISBN-13: 9781405144308

Edition: 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Alessandro Duranti

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This title provides a series of in-depth explorations of key concepts and approaches by some of the scholars whose work constitutes the theoretical and methodological foundations of the contemporary study of language as culture.
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Book details

List price: $68.50
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/23/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 648
Size: 6.88" wide x 9.58" long x 1.35" tall
Weight: 2.486

Preface
Acknowledgments
Notes on Contributors
Speech Communities, Contact, and Variation
Speech Community
Registers of Language
Language Contact And Contact Languages
Codeswitching
Diversity, Hierarchy and Modernity in Pacific Island Communities
The Value of Linguistic Diversity: Viewing Other Worlds Through North American Indian Languages
Variation In Sign Languages
The Performing of Language
Conversation as a Cultural Activity
Gesture
Participation
Literacy Practices Across Learning Contexts
Narrative Lessons
Poetry
Vocal Anthropology: From the Music of Language to the Language of Song
Achieving Subjectivities and Intersubjectivities Through Language
Language Socialization
Language And Identity
Misunderstanding
Language And Madness
Language And Religion
The Power In Language
Agency In Language
Language and Social Inequality
Language Ideologies
General
Bibliography
Index