9781405124416

Living Language : An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

  • ISBN 13:

    9781405124416

  • ISBN 10:

    1405124415

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/06/2011
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Accessible and clearly written, Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology introduces readers to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world through the contemporary theory and practice of linguistic anthropology. A highly accessible introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world Combines classic studies on language and cutting-edge contemporary scholarship and assumes no prior knowledge in linguistics or anthropology Provides a unifying synthesis of current research and considers future directions for the field Covers key topics such as: language and gender, race, and ethnicity; language acquisition and socialization in children and adults; language death and revitalization; performance; language and thought; literacy practices; and multilingualism and globalization

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