Language, Culture, and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language)

Language, Culture, and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language)

Christine Jourdan


Language, our basic software of concept and belief, is on the middle of who we're as members. Languages are consistently altering, occasionally into completely new forms of speech, resulting in sophisticated adjustments in how we current ourselves to others. This revealing account brings jointly 11 top experts from the fields of linguistics, anthropology, philosophy and psychology, to discover the attention-grabbing courting among language, tradition, and social interplay. various significant questions are mentioned: How does language impression our conception of the realm? How do new languages emerge? How do childrens discover ways to use language correctly? What elements confirm language selection in bi- and multilingual groups? How a long way does language give a contribution to the formation of our personalities? and eventually, in what methods does language make us human? Language, tradition and Society might be crucial interpreting for all these attracted to language and its the most important position in our social lives.

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