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The Social Origins of Language

By Daniel Dor

Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


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Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

By Thomas Hoffmann

This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'


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Title: The Feminist Critique of Language
Written By: Deborah Cameron
Description:

Since its first publication in 1990, The Feminist Critique of Language has been the established guide to the major debates and directions in current feminist thinking about language. This edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to take account of new developments in feminist thought about language, including new material on sexist language and political correctness. New extracts have been included from: Felly Nkweto Simmonds, Trinh T. Minh-ha, Luce Irigaray, Sara Mills, Margaret Doyle, Debbie Cameron, Susan Ehrlich and Ruth King, Kate Clark, Sally McConnell-Ginet, Deborah Tannen, Aki Uchida, Jennifer Coates and Kira Hall. Each section has been subdivided to clarify the key areas of debate and new editorial material and suggested reading sections have been added.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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ISBN: 0415163994
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Pages: 392 p
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415164001
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 392 p
Prices: $22.99