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Linguistic anthropology

by Alessandro Duranti | 09 April 2009
PAPERBACK
Synopsis
Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensivecollection of the best work that has been published in thisexciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized toprovide a guide to key issues in the study of language as acultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. Revised and updated, this second edition contains eight newarticles on key subjects, including speech communities, the powerand performance of language, and narrativesSelections are both historically oriented and thematicallycoherent, and are accessibly grouped according to four majorthemes: speech community and communicative competence; theperformance of language; language socialization and literacypractices; and the power of languageAn extensive introduction provides an original perspective onthe development of the field and highlights its most compellingissuesEach section includes a brief introductory statement, sets ofguiding questions, and list of recommended readings on the maintopics
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Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensivecollection of the best work that has been published in thisexciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized toprovide a guide to key issues in the study of language as acultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. Revised and updated, this second edition contains eight newarticles on key subjects, including speech communities, the powerand performance of language, and narrativesSelections are both historically oriented and thematicallycoherent, and are accessibly grouped according to four majorthemes: speech community and communicative competence; theperformance of language; language socialization and literacypractices; and the power of languageAn extensive introduction provides an original perspective onthe development of the field and highlights its most compellingissuesEach section includes a brief introductory statement, sets ofguiding questions, and list of recommended readings on the maintopics
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Product Details

ISBN - 9781405126328
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher -
Published - 09/04/2009
Categories - All, Books, Education, Dictionaries, English Language Reference
No. of Pages - 424
Weight - 917
Edition - 2nd Edition
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 0
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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