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Title: Language and Society
Subtitle: Volume 10
Written By: Michael A. K. Halliday
Edited By: Jonathan J. Webster
Series Title: Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday
Description:

Note: This is the paperback edition of a previously announced book.

'...a major enterprise comparable to a grand retrospective of the painting
of some prominent artist of a distinctive school.'
- Roy Harris, Times Literary Supplement

The tenth volume in Professor M.A.K. Halliday's collected works includes
papers focusing on Language and Society. The papers provide a framework for
understanding the social meaning of language, and the relation of language
to other social phenomena. The volume begins with Professor Halliday's
ground-breaking work on the users and uses of language. Subsequent chapters
are organized around a discussion of sociolinguistic theory, and the
relation between language and social class and social structure.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847065775
ISBN-13: 9781847065773
Pages: 304
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99
U.S. $ 49.95