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Language, culture, & society an introduction to linguistic anthropology by ZdeneМЊk Salzmann

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English


  • Anthropological linguistics

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-296) and index.

Other titlesLanguage, culture, and society.
StatementZdenek Salzmann.
LC ClassificationsP35 .S18 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1740265M
ISBN 100813309700, 0813309719
LC Control Number92046058

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  The fifth edition of Language, Culture, and Society features: • Three new chapters on language and thought, language and ideology, and language in a globalized world, as well as expanded consideration of the role of linguistics as a key subfield of anthropology. • An updated built-in resource manual and study guide for students and by:   Since , many have turned to Language, Culture, and Society for answers to questions like those above because of its comprehensive coverage of all critical aspects of linguistic anthropology. This seventh edition carries on the legacy while addressing some of the newer pressing and exciting challenges of the 21st century, such as issues of Cited by:   The relationship between language, culture and society is central to the field of sociolinguistics. According to Holmes (, 1), “Sociolinguists study the relationship. Language, Culture and Society provides an international platform for cutting-edge research that advances thinking and understanding of the complex intersections of language, culture and society, with the aim of pushing traditional disciplinary boundaries through theoretical and methodological innovation. Contributors are encouraged to pay close attention to the .

Language, Culture and Society will be essential reading for all those interested in language and its crucial role in our social lives. Reviews ' an enjoyable collection. an interesting and wide-ranging exploration of the ways in which linguists are expanding their horizons.'. Language in Soci no. 4 (): – Wierzbicka, A., “The English Expressions Good Boy and Good Girl and Cultural Models of Child Rearing,” Culture . This is “Language, Society, and Culture”, section from the book A Primer on Communication Studies (v. ). For details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license.   This chapter provides an overview of the genesis and theoretical development of sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology. For the nineteenth century, the focus is on Humboldt, Whitney, and Schuchardt as well as early dialectological work. The argument then turns to the early twentieth century and considers Boas and Sapir in North America, as well as Bakhtin and Author: Ana Deumert.

"Twenty-four articles representing a diversity of interests and approaches have been brought together in this revised collection intended to define and develop topics of central interest to language, culture, and society. Opening pieces include enduring, classic writings by Boas, Sapir, Whorf, Mead, and others, giving the volume an important historical orientation. The relationship between language and culture is deeply rooted. Language is used to maintain and convey culture and cultural ties. Different ideas stem from differing language use within one’s culture and the whole intertwining of these relationships start at one’s birth. Language, Culture, and Society book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Twenty-four articles representing a diversity of interests /5. Gender and language change Language and culture The ethnography of communication Colour terms Kinship terms Counting systems 1 Language and society Language is both a system of communication between individuals and a social phenomenon. The area of language and society – sociolinguistics – is intended.