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Language and society

William Downes

Language and society

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Published by Fontana Paperbacks in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Downes.
    SeriesFontana linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40 .D65 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination384 p. :
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2990037M
    ISBN 100006361854
    LC Control Number84244149

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Editorial Board. Samy Alim, Stanford Graduate School of Education, USA Elaine Chun, University of South Carolina, USA Paul Drew, Loughborough University, UK Nick Enfield, University of Sydney, Australia Susan Gal, University of Chicago, USA Penelope Gardner-Chloros, Birkbeck, University of London, UK Language and society book Gordon, Georgetown University, USA Frans Gregersen.

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This book uses an interdisciplinary approach, integrating frameworks from sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology and emerging strands of research on language and new media, to demonstrate the relationship between language, society, thought, and culture to students with little to no background in linguistics.

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The journal publishes empirical articles of general theoretical, comparative or methodological interest to students and scholars in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and related fields. Book reviews are commissioned by the editors of Language and are published in the print journal.

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Culture, Language, and Society. By Ward H. Goodenough. 1 Language and society Language is both a system of communication between individuals and a social phenomenon.

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