The Resource Living language : an introduction to linguistic anthropology, Laura Ahearn, (electronic resource /)

Living language : an introduction to linguistic anthropology, Laura Ahearn, (electronic resource /)

Label
Living language : an introduction to linguistic anthropology
Title
Living language
Title remainder
an introduction to linguistic anthropology
Statement of responsibility
Laura Ahearn
Title variation
  • Living language
  • Primers in Anthropology
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology is a clear and accessible exploration of the prominent theoretical issues in linguistic anthropology and a student-friendly introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world.
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StDuBDS
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1962-
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Ahearn, Laura M.
Dewey number
306.44
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
P35
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Primers in anthropology
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  • Anthropological linguistics
  • Languages
  • Anthropological linguistics
  • Language and culture
  • Languages & Literatures
  • Philology & Linguistics
Summary expansion
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 Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology is a clear and accessible exploration of the prominent theoretical issues in linguistic anthropology and a student-friendly introduction to the study of language in real-life social contexts around the world. Combining classic studies on language in social contexts and cutting-edge, contemporary scholarship, Ahearn provides a unifying synthesis of research in linguistic anthropology and looks towards future research in the field. Treating language as inextricably intertwined with culture and social relations Living Language combines theory with examples of contemporary language use to explore the way in which language creates, maintains, challenges, and reconfigures social hierarchies. Chapter topics include gender, race, and ethnicity, language acquisition and socialization, performance, literacy practices, multilingualism, and globalization. Laura Ahearn introduces the fascinating field of linguistic anthropology as well as underlining the value of an ethnographically grounded approach to the study of language
Target audience
specialized
Label
Living language : an introduction to linguistic anthropology, Laura Ahearn, (electronic resource /)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Language: Some Basic Questions . 1. The Socially Charged Life of Language. 2. The Research Process in Linguistic Anthropology. 3. Language Acquisition and Socialization. 4. Language, Thought, and Culture. Part II: Communities of Speakers, Hearers, Readers, and Writers . 5. Communities of Language Users. 6. Multilingualism and Globalization. 7. Literacy Practices. 8. Performance, Performativity, and the Constitution of Communities. Part III: Language, Power, and Social Differentiation . 9. Language and Gender. 10. Language, Race, and Ethnicity. 11. Language Death and Revitalization. 12. Conclusion: Language, Power, and Agency. Notes. References. Index
Extent
1 online resource (256 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786613407344
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)3460000000003405
  • (StDuBDS)AH21639329
  • (SSID)ssj0000477395
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11296722
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  • (PQKB)10152305
  • (EXLCZ)993460000000003405
Label
Living language : an introduction to linguistic anthropology, Laura Ahearn, (electronic resource /)
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
List of Figures. List of Tables. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: Language: Some Basic Questions . 1. The Socially Charged Life of Language. 2. The Research Process in Linguistic Anthropology. 3. Language Acquisition and Socialization. 4. Language, Thought, and Culture. Part II: Communities of Speakers, Hearers, Readers, and Writers . 5. Communities of Language Users. 6. Multilingualism and Globalization. 7. Literacy Practices. 8. Performance, Performativity, and the Constitution of Communities. Part III: Language, Power, and Social Differentiation . 9. Language and Gender. 10. Language, Race, and Ethnicity. 11. Language Death and Revitalization. 12. Conclusion: Language, Power, and Agency. Notes. References. Index
Extent
1 online resource (256 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9786613407344
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3460000000003405
  • (StDuBDS)AH21639329
  • (SSID)ssj0000477395
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11296722
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000477395
  • (PQKBWorkID)10512125
  • (PQKB)10152305
  • (EXLCZ)993460000000003405

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