Linguistic Anthropology (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)


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Linguistic Anthropology (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)
Author: Alessandro Duranti
Paperback: 420 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: September 28, 1997
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0521449936
File: 2.31MB pdf

Alessandro Duranti introduces linguistic anthropology as an interdisciplinary field that studies language as a cultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice. The theories and methods of linguistic anthropology are introduced through a discussion of linguistic diversity, grammar in use, the role of speaking in social interaction, the organization and meaning of conversational structures, and the notion of participation as a unit of analysis. Linguistic Anthropology will appeal to undergraduate and graduate students.

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