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Introduction to Language and Society (Novel in History)by M. Montgomery
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This edition of a classic title explores the ways in which communication remains rooted in and dependent upon our everyday ability to interact through language despite the profound technological changes which have taken place since since publication of the first edition. Martin Montgomery explores satellite television, the ever-increasing role of cable television and the development of virtual reality and the information superhighway. This edition contains a new chapter on gender and language, further material on the speech community, language and subculture and language and representation.
An Introduction to Language and Society explores how our ways of seeing and engaging with the world may be shaped by the categories, systems and patterns of language. This second edition includes new material on gender, register, the speech community, language and subcultures, and language and representation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 256-265) and index.
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