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Language, Culture, and Society, 6th Edition: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Language, Culture, and Society, 6th Edition: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (Paperback)

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Since 1993, professors have turned to Language, Culture, and Society for its comprehensive coverage of all critical aspects of linguistic anthropology. The revised and updated sixth edition features:A greatly expanded discussion of the sociocultural context of language, including a new chapter on gender and a thoroughly revised and broadened chapter on race, ethnicity, and classEnd-of-chapter resource manuals and study guides with key terms, questions for discussion, group and individual projects, objective study questions and problems (with answers), and suggestions for further readingAdditional exercises on phonetics and syntax that reflect contemporary researchSidebars and boxes throughout the book that provide ethnographic detail and illustrate the practical experience of conducting linguistic researchA global perspective and a focus on transnational and multilingual anthropologyExpanded sections on written languages and theoretical and historical perspectives of linguistic anthropology.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologySocial & cultural anthropology Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 29/07/2014 ISBN-13: 9780813349541  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Zdenek Salzmann, a native of Prague, is professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and adjunct professor at Northern Arizona University. A specialist in Native American languages and folklore, he is the author, with his wife, Joy, of Native Americans of the Southwest.James Stanlaw is professor of anthropology at Illinois State University. His areas of interest include linguistic anthropology, cognitive anthropology, language and culture contact, and Japan and Southeast Asia. He is the author of Japanese English: Language and Culture Contact.Nobuko Adachi is associate professor of anthropology at Illinois State University. Her interests include language and transnationalism, ethnohistory, and ethnic studies. She is the author of Japanese Diasporas: Unsung Pasts, Conflicting Presents, and Uncertain Futures.

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