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Noam Chomsky (Reaktion Books - Critical Lives)
Noam Chomsky (Reaktion Books - Critical Lives)
by Wolfgang B Sperlich
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“The intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didnt betray it Id be ashamed of myself.” This declaration by Noam Chomsky exemplifies the uncompromising radicalism that has long defined his life and work. A linguist... (read more)

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The Sociolinguistics of Language (Sociolinguistics of Language)
The Sociolinguistics of Language (Sociolinguistics of Language)
by Ralph W Fasold
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A companion to the author's Sociolinguistics of Society, this textbook, examines the influence of social interaction in language use and discusses a variety of facts about language from the commonplace to the exotic.... (read more)

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Language and Society in Japan (Contemporary Japanese Society)
Language and Society in Japan (Contemporary Japanese Society)
by Nanette Gottlieb
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Language and Society in Japan deals with issues important to an understanding of language in Japan today, among them multilingualism, language and nationalism, and literacy and reading habits. It is organised around the theme of language and identity, in... (read more)

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Language Shock: Understanding the Culture of Conversation
Language Shock: Understanding the Culture of Conversation
by Michael Agar
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The key to communication, says linguistic anthropologist Michael Agar, is understanding the context and culture of conversation. In Language Shock, Agar reveals how deeply our language and cultural values intertwine to define who we are and how we relate... (read more)

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Language, Culture, and Cognition #02: Language and Gesture
Language, Culture, and Cognition #02: Language and Gesture
by David Mcneill
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Landmark study on the role of gestures in relation to speech and thought.... (read more)

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Phonetically Based Phonology
Phonetically Based Phonology
by Bruce Hayes
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This collection of essays by a team of leading scholars affords a wide-ranging study of phonetically-based phonology, investigating the role of phonetics in a broad range of key phonological phenomena. Phonetically-based phonology is centered around the... (read more)

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M.I.T. Press Paperback Series #5: Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings
M.I.T. Press Paperback Series #5: Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings
by Benjamin Lee Whorf
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The pioneering linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897--1941) grasped the relationship between human language and human thinking: how language can shape our innermost thoughts. His basic thesis is that our perception of the world and our ways of thinking about it... (read more)

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Language and Gender: A Reader
Language and Gender: A Reader
by Jennifer Coates
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This wide-ranging Reader comprises a valuable anthology of the key essays in the study of language and gender.... (read more)

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Language and Sexism
Language and Sexism
by Sara Mills
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The issue of sexist language has been hotly debated within feminist circles since the 1960s. Previous books have tended to regard sexism in language as easy to identify and have suggested solutions to overcome and counter sexism. Sara Mills takes a fresh... (read more)

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The Language Organ: Linguistics as Cognitive Physiology
The Language Organ: Linguistics as Cognitive Physiology
by Stephen R Anderson
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This study treats human language as the manifestation of a faculty of the mind,which is seen as a mental organ whose nature is determined by human biology and whose functional properties should be explored as physiology explores the functional properties... (read more)

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Language Files 7TH Edition Materials for an Intr
Language Files 7TH Edition Materials for an Intr
by Ohio State Univ
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An introductory text suitable for courses in language and linguistics for non-majors. Coverage includes animal communication, phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Other subjects are psycholinguistics, historical... (read more)

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Language in Society #5-6: The Sociolinguistics of Society
Language in Society #5-6: The Sociolinguistics of Society
by Ralph Fasold
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This is an introduction to those aspects of sociolinguistics broadly described as the sociology of language; the effect of language and dialect differences on society. Beginning with a general description of the social consequences of several languages... (read more)

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Peter Matthews
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of linguistics available. Written by distinguished and highly respected scholar Peter Matthews, this handy reference contains over 3,000 concise and... (read more)

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Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology
Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology
by Jonathon Keats
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The technological realm provides an unusually active laboratory not only for new ideas and products but also for the remarkable linguistic innovations that accompany and describe them. How else would words like qubit (a unit of quantum information... (read more)

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The World's Major Languages
The World's Major Languages
by Bernard Comrie
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From English, French, Spanish and Russian to Pashto, Tagalog, and Swahili, this is the first comprehensive reference work to provide detailed information about the world's forty major languages. Written by acknowledged specialists in the field, the... (read more)

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Language in Social Worlds
Language in Social Worlds
by W Peter Robinson
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This is the first text on language in communication written from a social psychological perspective that sets issues in their broader biological, sociological and cultural contexts.... (read more)

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Introduction To Sociolinguistics (4TH 13 Edition)
Introduction To Sociolinguistics (4TH 13 Edition)
by Janet Holmes
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First published in 1992, Janet Holmes' An Introduction to Sociolinguistics has established itself as the key introductory textbook in the field, and this new fourth edition has been updated and expanded to include new material. It is divided into three... (read more)

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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States
Speaking American: A History of English in the United States
by Richard Bailey
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When did English become American? What distinctive qualities made it American? What role have America's democratizing impulses, and its vibrantly heterogeneous speakers, played in shaping our language and separating it from the mother tongue? A wide... (read more)

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Atlas of the Languages and Ethnic Communities of South Asia
Atlas of the Languages and Ethnic Communities of South Asia
by Roland J L Breton
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This geographical atlas constitutes the first systematic presentation of the spatial and quantitative characteristics of the distribution of languages in the countries of South Asia. Combining and comparing language data from various national censuses... (read more)

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Fallacies and Pitfalls of Language
Fallacies and Pitfalls of Language
by S Morris Engel
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Witty, thought-provoking exploration of government newspeak, exaggerated advertising claims, propaganda and other misuses of language — and how to combat them.... (read more)

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