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Living Language An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology von Ahearn, Laura M. (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 21.03.2011
  • Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
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Living Language

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
Laura M. Ahearn is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University, USA. She is the author of Invitations to Love: Literacy, Love Letters, and Social Change in Nepal .

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    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 368
    Erscheinungsdatum: 21.03.2011
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9781444340549
    Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
    Größe: 2668kBytes
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