LINGUIST List 14.917

Fri Mar 28 2003

Books: Socioling/Discourse Analysis: Saville-Troike

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  1. dwill, The Ethnography of Communication: Saville-Troike

Message 1: The Ethnography of Communication: Saville-Troike

Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 10:53:05 +0000
From: dwill <>
Subject: The Ethnography of Communication: Saville-Troike

Title: The Ethnography of Communication
Subtitle: An Introduction
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing		 
Book URL:
Author: Muriel Saville-Troike, University of Arizona 

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The Ethnography of Communication presents the terms and concepts which
are essential for discussing how and why language is used and how its
use varies in different cultures.

- Presents the essential terms and concepts introduced and developed
by Dell Hymes and others and surveys the most important findings and
applications of their work.
- Draws on insights from social anthropology and psycholinguistics in
investigating the patterning of communicative behavior in specific
cultural settings.
- Includes two completely new chapters on contrasts in patterns of
communication and on politeness, power, and politics.
- Incorporates a broad range of examples and illustrations from many
languages and cultures for analyzing patterns of communicative

Lingfield(s): Discourse Analysis
		Anthropological Linguistics			 

Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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