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Ahearn, Laura M.

Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

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

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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 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

Keywords: sociolinguistics, language acquisition, literacy, multilingualism, socialization, globalization, SLA

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Primers in Anthropology
Page amount
368 pages
Categories
Geography, Travel
 
General Works
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444340549
Printed ISBN
9781405124409