Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Editor/Author Salzmann, Zdenek, Stanlaw, James and Adachi, Nobuko
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334954-1
Category: Language & Literature - Linguistics
Image Count: 13
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This introduction to linguistic anthropology includes basic concepts and methods, cognition, sociolinguistics, and expanded coverage of gender, race, and class.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 1 Introducing Linguistic Anthropology
  • 2 Methods of Linguistic Anthropology
  • 3 “Nuts and Bolts” of Linguistic Anthropology I: Language Is Sound
  • 4 “Nuts and Bolts” Linguistic Anthropology II: Structure of Words and Sentences
  • 5 Communicating Nonverbally
  • 6 The Development and Evolution of Language: Language Birth, Language Growth, and Language Death
  • 7 Acquiring Language(s): Life with First Languages, Second Languages, and More
  • 8 Language Through Time
  • 9 Languages in Variation and Languages in Contact
  • 10 Ethnography of Communication
  • 11 Culture as Cognition, Culture as Categorization: Meaning and Language in the Conceptual World
  • 12 Language, Culture, and Thought
  • 13 Language, Identity, and Ideology I: Variations in Gender
  • 14 Language, Identity, and Ideology II: Variations in Class, “Race,” Ethnicity, and Nationality
  • 15 Linguistic Anthropology in a Globalized World
  • Bibliography