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Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic AnthropologyAuthor: Laura M. Ahearn Category: Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell Published: 07 May, 2021 ISBN: 978-1405124416 Pages: 368 Pages Country: Language: English Dimension: File Size:
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