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  • Language and Self-Transformation

    Language and Self-Transformation
    av Peter G. Stromberg

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521031363

    Social scientists have long been fascinated by the Christian conversion, a form of religious experience that believers say both strengthens their faith and changes their lives. This study looks at the performance of conversion narratives and argues…

  • Language and Self-Transformation

    Language and Self-Transformation
    av Peter G. Stromberg

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521440776

    Social scientists have long been fascinated by the Christian conversion, a form of religious experience that believers say both strengthens their faith and changes their lives. This study looks at the performance of conversion narratives and argues…

  • Dent's Modern Tribes

    Dent's Modern Tribes
    av Susie Dent

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781473623897

    Did you know that . . . a soldier's biggest social blunder is called jack brew - making yourself a cuppa without making one for anyone else? That twitchers have an expression for a bird that can't be identified - LBJ (the letters stand for Little Br…

  • Linguistics and the Third Reich

    Linguistics and the Third Reich
    av Christopher Hutton

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415189545

    This book presents an insightful account of the academic politics of the Nazi era and analyses the work of selected linguists, including Jos Trier and Leo Weisgerber. Hutton situates Nazi linguistics within the politics of Hitler's state and within…

  • Interactional Linguistics

    Interactional Linguistics
    av Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107616035

    The first textbook dedicated to interactional linguistics, focusing on linguistic analyses of conversational phenomena, this introduction provides an overview of the theory and methodology of interactional linguistics. Reviewing recent findings on l…

  • Interactional Linguistics

    Interactional Linguistics
    av Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107032804

    The first textbook dedicated to interactional linguistics, focusing on linguistic analyses of conversational phenomena, this introduction provides an overview of the theory and methodology of interactional linguistics. Reviewing recent findings on l…

  • The Tyranny of Ordinary Meaning

    The Tyranny of Ordinary Meaning
    av Christopher Hutton

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030202705

    This book offers an in-depth analysis of the case of Corbett v Corbett, a landmark in terms of law's engagement with sexual identity, marriage, and transgender rights. The judgement was handed down in 1970, but the decision has shaped decades of deb…

  • Translanguaging as Transformation

    Translanguaging as Transformation

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788928038

    This book examines translanguaging as a resource which can disrupt the privileging of particular voices, and a social practice which enables collaboration within and across groups of people. Addressing the themes of collaboration and transformation,…

  • Translanguaging as Transformation

    Translanguaging as Transformation

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788928045

    This book examines translanguaging as a resource which can disrupt the privileging of particular voices, and a social practice which enables collaboration within and across groups of people. Addressing the themes of collaboration and transformation,…

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy

    The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108454117

    Over the last fifty years, language policy has developed into a major discipline, drawing on research and practice in many nations and at many levels. This is the first Handbook to deal with language policy as a whole and is a complete 'state-of-the…

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy

    The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521195652

    Over the last fifty years, language policy has developed into a major discipline, drawing on research and practice in many nations and at many levels. This is the first Handbook to deal with language policy as a whole and is a complete 'state-of-the…

  • Linguistic Anthropology

    Linguistic Anthropology

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405126328

    Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensive collection of the best work that has been published in this exciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized to provide a guide to key issues in the study of language as a cultural reso…

  • Linguistic Anthropology

    Linguistic Anthropology

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781405126335

    Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensive collection of the best work that has been published in this exciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized to provide a guide to key issues in the study of language as a cultural reso…

  • The Rise of Writing

    The Rise of Writing
    av Deborah Brandt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107462113

    Millions of Americans routinely spend half their working day or more with their hands on keyboards and their minds on audiences - writing so much, in fact, that they have less time and appetite for reading. In this highly anticipated sequel to her a…

  • The Rise of Writing

    The Rise of Writing
    av Deborah Brandt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107090316

    Millions of Americans routinely spend half their working day or more with their hands on keyboards and their minds on audiences - writing so much, in fact, that they have less time and appetite for reading. In this highly anticipated sequel to her a…

  • The Emoji Revolution

    The Emoji Revolution
    av Philip Seargeant

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108721790

    Where have emoji come from? Why are they so popular? What do they tell us about the technology-enhanced state of modern society? Far from simply being an amusing set of colourful little symbols, emoji are in the front line of a revolution in the way…

  • The Emoji Revolution

    The Emoji Revolution
    av Philip Seargeant

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108496643

    Where have emoji come from? Why are they so popular? What do they tell us about the technology-enhanced state of modern society? Far from simply being an amusing set of colourful little symbols, emoji are in the front line of a revolution in the way…

  • Language and Sexism

    Language and Sexism
    av Sara Mills

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521001748

    The issue of sexist language has been hotly debated within feminist circles since the 1960s. Previous books have tended to regard sexism in language as easy to identify and have suggested solutions to overcome and counter sexism. Sara Mills takes a…

  • Language and Sexism

    Language and Sexism
    av Sara Mills

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521807111

    The issue of sexist language has been hotly debated within feminist circles since the 1960s. Previous books have tended to regard sexism in language as easy to identify and have suggested solutions to overcome and counter sexism. Sara Mills takes a…

  • Language Rights and Political Theory

    Language Rights and Political Theory

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199262915

    Disputes over language policy are a persistent feature of the political life of many states around the world. This volume provides the reader with an up-to-date overview of the emerging debates over the role of language rights and linguistic diversi…

  • Language Rights and Political Theory

    Language Rights and Political Theory

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199262908

    This volume provides an up-to-date overview of the emerging debates over the role of language rights and linguistic diversity within political theory. Thirteen chapters, written by many of the leading theorists in the field, identify the challenges…

  • Making Sense of "Bad English"

    Making Sense of "Bad English"
    av Elizabeth Peterson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138237476

    Why is it that some ways of using English are considered "good" and others are considered "bad"? Why are certain forms of language termed elegant, eloquent or refined, whereas others are deemed uneducated, coarse, or inappropriate? Making Sense of "…

  • Making Sense of "Bad English"

    Making Sense of "Bad English"
    av Elizabeth Peterson

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138237469

    Why is it that some ways of using English are considered "good" and others are considered "bad"? Why are certain forms of language termed elegant, eloquent or refined, whereas others are deemed uneducated, coarse, or inappropriate? Making Sense of "…

  • Language Contact

    Language Contact
    av Sarah G. Thomason

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408542

    On the Flathead Reservation in northwestern Montana, the sixty remaining fluent speakers of Montana Salish, most of them elderly, speak their language only to each other, changing to English when outsiders or younger tribal members are present. The…

  • Your Voice Speaks Volumes

    Your Voice Speaks Volumes
    av Jane Setter

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198813842

    Why do we speak the way we do, and what do our voices tell others about us? What is the truth behind the myths that surround how we speak? Jane Setter explores these and other fascinating questions in this engaging introduction to the power and the…

  • English Learners Left Behind

    English Learners Left Behind
    av Kate Menken

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853599972

    In the wake of recent federal legislation entitled No Child Left Behind, high-stakes standardized testing for accountability purposes is being emphasized in educational systems across the U.S. for all students - including English Language Learners (…

  • Measuring Grammatical Complexity

    Measuring Grammatical Complexity

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198783565

    This book examines the question of whether languages can differ in grammatical complexity and, if so, how relative complexity differences might be measured. The volume differs from others devoted to the question of complexity in language in that the…

  • Measuring Grammatical Complexity

    Measuring Grammatical Complexity

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199685301

    This book examines the question of whether languages can differ in grammatical complexity and, if so, how relative complexity differences might be measured. The volume differs from others devoted to the question of complexity in language in that the…

  • When Conversation Lapses

    When Conversation Lapses
    av Elliott M. Hoey

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190947651

    Silence takes on meaning based on the contexts of its occurrence. This is especially true in social interactions: consider the difference between silence after "lemme think," and silence after "will you marry me?" This book examines a particular for…

  • The Ecology and Semiotics of Language Learning

    The Ecology and Semiotics of Language Learning
    av Leo van Lier

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402079931

    In this book I try to give a coherent and consistent overview of what an ecological approach to language learning might look like. This is not a fully fledged grand theory that aims to provide an explanation of everything, but an attempt to provide…

  • The Ecology and Semiotics of Language Learning

    The Ecology and Semiotics of Language Learning
    av Leo van Lier

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402079047

    In this book I try to give a coherent and consistent overview of what an ecological approach to language learning might look like. This is not a fully fledged grand theory that aims to provide an explanation of everything, but an attempt to provide…

  • World Lexicon of Grammaticalization

    World Lexicon of Grammaticalization
    av Tania Kouteva

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107136243

    Extensively revised and updated, this second edition provides, in an A-Z format, an analysis of the most important generalizations that have been made on the unidirectional change of grammatical forms and constructions. Based on the analysis of more…

  • World Lexicon of Grammaticalization

    World Lexicon of Grammaticalization
    av Tania Kouteva

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316501764

    Extensively revised and updated, this second edition provides, in an A-Z format, an analysis of the most important generalizations that have been made on the unidirectional change of grammatical forms and constructions. Based on the analysis of more…

  • Accountability in Social Interaction

    Accountability in Social Interaction

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190210557

    Within the study of language and social interaction, the concept of 'accountability'-including related concepts, such as 'account' or 'motive,' 'accounting,' and 'being accountable'-has been of longstanding interest in terms of how interactants in b…

  • Relationship Thinking

    Relationship Thinking
    av N. J. Enfield

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199338733

    In Relationship Thinking, N. J. Enfield outlines a framework for analyzing social interaction and its linguistic, cultural, and cognitive underpinnings by focusing on human relationships. This is a naturalistic approach to human sociality, grounded…

  • Language, Gender, and Sexuality

    Language, Gender, and Sexuality
    av Scott F. Kiesling

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138487727

    Language, Gender, and Sexuality offers a panoramic and accessible introduction to the ways in which linguistic patterns are sensitive to social categories of gender and sexuality, as well as an overview of how speakers use language to create and dis…

  • Conversation Analysis

    Conversation Analysis
    av Rebecca Clift

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521198509

    We live our lives in conversation, building families, societies and civilisations. In over seven thousand languages across the world, the basic infrastructure by which we communicate remains the same. This is the first ever book-length linguistic in…

  • Conversation Analysis

    Conversation Analysis
    av Rebecca Clift

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521157193

    We live our lives in conversation, building families, societies and civilisations. In over seven thousand languages across the world, the basic infrastructure by which we communicate remains the same. This is the first ever book-length linguistic in…

  • The Myth of Mars and Venus

    The Myth of Mars and Venus
    av Deborah Cameron

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199214471

    Popular assumptions about gender and communication - famously summed up in the title of the massively influential 1992 bestseller 'Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus' - can have unforeseen but far-reaching consequences in many spheres of life,…

  • Minority Languages, National Languages, and Official Language Policies

    Minority Languages, National Languages, and Official Language Policies

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773554948

    In a context where linguistic and cultural diversity is characterized by ever-increasing complexity, adopting official multilingual policies to correct a country's ethno-linguistic, socio-economic, and symbolic imbalances presents many obstacles, bu…

  • Minority Languages, National Languages, and Official Language Policies

    Minority Languages, National Languages, and Official Language Policies

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780773554931

    In a context where linguistic and cultural diversity is characterized by ever-increasing complexity, adopting official multilingual policies to correct a country's ethno-linguistic, socio-economic, and symbolic imbalances presents many obstacles, bu…

  • Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794944

    This volume showcases ten years of research on language, gender and sexuality informed by queer theory. In line with a queer dislike for any normalizing discourse and practice, the book gives a multi-faceted set of applications of queer theoretical…

  • Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Queering Language, Gender and Sexuality

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781794937

    This volume showcases ten years of research on language, gender and sexuality informed by queer theory. In line with a queer dislike for any normalizing discourse and practice, the book gives a multi-faceted set of applications of queer theoretical…

  • Sociophonetics

    Sociophonetics
    av Erik Thomas

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230224568

    Sociophonetics - the interface of sociolinguistics and phonetics - is a field that has expanded rapidly in recent years. A subject that requires both methodological and theoretical assessment for study, sociophonetics has never before been presented…

  • Sociophonetics

    Sociophonetics
    av Erik Thomas

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230224551

    Sociophonetics - the interface of sociolinguistics and phonetics - is a field that has expanded rapidly in recent years. A subject that requires both methodological and theoretical assessment for study, sociophonetics has never before been presented…

  • Discours Et Systeme

    Discours Et Systeme
    av Albin Wagener, Albin Wagener

    Häftad - 2019 - Franska - ISBN: 9782807612006

    Souvent d finis comme des productions complexes, la fois langagi res et socialement situ es, les discours ont fait l'objet de nombreuses tudes et courants de recherche. Cependant, malgr cette complexit inh rente, la th orie et l'analyse de discours…

  • Tales of Hi and Bye

    Tales of Hi and Bye
    av Torbjoern Lundmark

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521117548

    We do it over and over again, day after day, and never seem to get enough of it. Albanians do it. Zulus do it. Movie stars and plumbers do it. All around the world, people say hi and bye in innumerable languages and countless ways: they wave and bow…

  • Making Sense of People and Place in Linguistic Landscapes

    Making Sense of People and Place in Linguistic Landscapes

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350037984

    This volume offers comprehensive analyses of how we live continuously in a multiplicity and simultaneity of 'places'. It explores what it means to be in place, the variety of ways in which meanings of place are made and how relationships to others a…

  • Making Sense of People and Place in Linguistic Landscapes

    Making Sense of People and Place in Linguistic Landscapes

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781350159532

    This volume offers comprehensive analyses of how we live continuously in a multiplicity and simultaneity of 'places'. It explores what it means to be in place, the variety of ways in which meanings of place are made and how relationships to others a…

  • Bagels, Bumf, and Buses

    Bagels, Bumf, and Buses
    av Simon Horobin

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198832270

    Where do our everyday words come from? The bagel you eat for breakfast, the bumf you have to wade through at the office, and the bus that takes you home again: we use these words without thinking about their origins or how their meanings have change…

  • The Discourse of Police Interviews

    The Discourse of Police Interviews

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226647791

    Forensic linguistics, or the study of language and the law, is a growing field of scholarly and public interest. Yet books on the subject have predominantly been introductions to the field or aimed at summarizing its applications, often with a focus…

  • The Discourse of Police Interviews

    The Discourse of Police Interviews

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226647654

    Forensic linguistics, or the study of language and the law, is a growing field of scholarly and public interest. Yet books on the subject have predominantly been introductions to the field or aimed at summarizing its applications, often with a focus…

  • Speaking Pittsburghese

    Speaking Pittsburghese
    av Barbara Johnstone

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199945702

    This book explores the history of Pittsburghese, the language of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area as it is imagined and used by Pittsburghers. Pittburghese is linked to local identity so strongly that it is alluded to almost every time people talk…

  • Speaking Pittsburghese

    Speaking Pittsburghese
    av Barbara Johnstone

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199945689

    This book explores the history of Pittsburghese, the language of the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area as it is imagined and used by Pittsburghers. Pittburghese is linked to local identity so strongly that it is alluded to almost every time people talk…

  • Chronotopic Identity Work

    Chronotopic Identity Work

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788926607

    The concept of chronotopicity is increasingly used in sociolinguistic theorizing as a new way of looking at context and scale in studies of language, culture and identity. This volume brings together empirical work that puts flesh on the bones of th…

  • Chronotopic Identity Work

    Chronotopic Identity Work

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781788926614

    The concept of chronotopicity is increasingly used in sociolinguistic theorizing as a new way of looking at context and scale in studies of language, culture and identity. This volume brings together empirical work that puts flesh on the bones of th…

  • Talk Is Cheap

    Talk Is Cheap
    av John Haiman

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195115253

    Putting aside questions of truth and falsehood, the old 'talk is cheap' maxim carries as much weight as ever. Indeed, perhaps more. For one need not be an expert in irony or sarcasm to realize that people don't necessarily mean what they say. Phrase…

  • Talk Is Cheap

    Talk Is Cheap
    av John Haiman

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195115246

    Putting aside questions of truth and falsehood, the old 'talk is cheap' maxim carries as much weight as ever. Indeed, perhaps more. For one need not be an expert in irony or sarcasm to realize that people don't necessarily mean what they say. Phrase…

  • The UK 'at Risk'

    The UK 'at Risk'
    av Jens O. Zinn

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030202378

    This book presents a case study of the proliferation of at risk-language in The Times news coverage from 1785 to 2009, illuminating the changing social experience of risk.Zinn presents an historical examination of the forces which have shaped the la…

  • The UK 'at Risk'

    The UK 'at Risk'
    av Jens O. Zinn

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030202408

    This book presents a case study of the proliferation of at risk-language in The Times news coverage from 1785 to 2009, illuminating the changing social experience of risk.Zinn presents an historical examination of the forces which have shaped the la…

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Discourse Studies

    The Cambridge Handbook of Discourse Studies

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108425148

    Discourse studies, the study of the ways in which language is used in texts and contexts, is a fast-moving and increasingly diverse field. With contributions from leading and upcoming scholars from across the world, and covering cutting-edge researc…

  • Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages

    Companion to Ancient Near Eastern Languages

    Häftad - 2023 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119193302

  • Mediated Discourse

    Mediated Discourse
    av Ron Scollon

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415248839

    Mediated Discourse: The Nexus of Practice sets out a discursive theory of human action. Language and action are intimately related. The difficult question to answer is how they are related. Mediated Discourse Theory looks into social relationships t…

  • Mediated Discourse

    Mediated Discourse
    av Ron Scollon

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415248822

    Mediated Discourse: The Nexus of Practice sets out a discursive theory of human action. Language and action are intimately related. The difficult question to answer is how they are related. Mediated Discourse Theory looks into social relationships t…

  • Defining Pragmatics

    Defining Pragmatics
    av Mira Ariel

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521517836

    Although there is no shortage of definitions for pragmatics the received wisdom is that 'pragmatics' simply cannot be coherently defined. In this groundbreaking book Mira Ariel challenges the prominent definitions of pragmatics, as well as the widel…

  • Intention, Common Ground and the Egocentric Speaker-Hearer

    Intention, Common Ground and the Egocentric Speaker-Hearer

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110206067

    This book presents current research that discusses some of the major issues in pragmatics from new perspectives, and directs attention to aspects of fundamental tenets that have been investigated only to a limited extent. Current pragmatic theories…

  • Second Dialect Acquisition

    Second Dialect Acquisition
    av Jeff Siegel

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107411463

    What is involved in acquiring a new dialect - for example, when Canadian English speakers move to Australia or African American English-speaking children go to school? How is such learning different from second language acquisition (SLA), and why is…

  • Second Dialect Acquisition

    Second Dialect Acquisition
    av Jeff Siegel

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521516877

    What is involved in acquiring a new dialect - for example, when Canadian English speakers move to Australia or African American English-speaking children go to school? How is such learning different from second language acquisition (SLA), and why is…

  • Handbook of Language and Communication: Diversity and Change

    Handbook of Language and Communication: Diversity and Change

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110182170

    In line with the overall perspective of the Handbook series, the focus of Vol.9 is on language-related problems arising in the context of linguistic diversity and change, and the contributions Applied Linguistics can offer for solutions. Part I, "La…

  • Handbook of Language and Communication: Diversity and Change

    Handbook of Language and Communication: Diversity and Change

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783110214239

    In line with the overall perspective of the Handbook series, the focus of Vol.9 is on language-related problems arising in the context of linguistic diversity and change, and the contributions Applied Linguistics can offer for solutions. Part I, "La…

  • Modality and the English Modals

    Modality and the English Modals
    av F.R. Palmer

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780582034860

    A detailed account of the many uses and functions of these verbs. The nature of modality, and some controversial issues, are also discussed.

  • Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415728607

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on…

  • Orthography, Phonology, Morphology and Meaning

    Orthography, Phonology, Morphology and Meaning

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780444891402

    The area of research on printed word recognition has been one of the most active in the field of experimental psychology for well over a decade. However, notwithstanding the energetic research effort and despite the fact that there are many points o…

  • Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories

    Language Rights and the Law in the United States and Its Territories
    av Eduardo Faingold

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781498571364

    This book analyzes the language policies that result from the promulgation of linguistic rights in the constitutions and statutes of the United States and its territories. The United States is a nation in which speakers of minority languages were co…

  • The Sociolinguistics Reader

    The Sociolinguistics Reader

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138372818

    The Sociolinguistics Reader presents a state-of-the-art account of the discipline in the closing years of the twentieth century. Volume 2: Gender and Discourse in the first section looks at patterns of language variation, examining how gender identi…

  • The Sociolinguistics Reader

    The Sociolinguistics Reader

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340699997

    The Sociolinguistics Reader presents a state-of-the-art account of the discipline in the closing years of the twentieth century. Volume 2: Gender and Discourse in the first section looks at patterns of language variation, examining how gender identi…

  • Language Attrition

    Language Attrition
    av Monika S. Schmid

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521759939

    'Language attrition' describes the loss of, or changes to, grammatical and other features of a language as a result of declining use by speakers who have changed their linguistic environment and language habits. In such a situation there may, for ex…

  • Language Attrition

    Language Attrition
    av Monika S. Schmid

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521760409

    'Language attrition' describes the loss of, or changes to, grammatical and other features of a language as a result of declining use by speakers who have changed their linguistic environment and language habits. In such a situation there may, for ex…