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Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology Laura M. Ahearn

Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Laura M. Ahearn

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ISBN : 9781405124416
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348 pages
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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 linguisticMoreAccessible 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 worldCombines classic studies on language and cutting-edge contemporary scholarship and assumes no prior knowledge in linguistics or anthropologyProvides a unifying synthesis of current research and considers future directions for the fieldCovers 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