Living Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
By Laura M. Ahearn
Obtainable and obviously written, Living Language: An creation to Linguistic Anthropology introduces readers to the research of language in real-life social contexts worldwide throughout the modern conception and perform of linguistic anthropology.
- A hugely available advent to the learn of language in real-life social contexts round the world
- Combines vintage stories on language and state of the art modern scholarship and assumes no previous wisdom in linguistics or anthropology
- Provides a unifying synthesis of present study and considers destiny instructions for the field
- Covers key issues akin to: language and gender, race, and ethnicity; language acquisition and socialization in young children and adults; language loss of life and revitalization; functionality; language and notion; literacy practices; and multilingualism and globalization