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Oxford Handbook of Corpus Phonology

Edited by Jacques Durand, Ulrike Gut, and Gjert Kristoffersen

Offers the first detailed examination of corpus phonology and serves as a practical guide for researchers interested in compiling or using phonological corpora


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The Languages of the Jews: A Sociolinguistic History

By Bernard Spolsky

A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.


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Indo-European Linguistics

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Title: Face, Communication and Social Interaction
Edited By: Francesca Bargiela
Michael Haugh
Description:

It is an enduring theme of humanity that people are concerned about what
others think of them. The notion of face has thus become firmly established
as a means of explaining various social phenomena in a range of fields
within the social sciences, including anthropology, pragmatics,
sociolinguistics, and psychology. Yet face has also become increasingly
entrenched in the literature as a kind of pre-existing sociocultural
construct. This book offers an alternative in focusing on the ways in which
face is both constituted in and constitutive of social interaction, and its
relationship to self, identity and broader sociocultural expectations.

There are three main themes explored in this volume. Part I, ‘Face in
interaction’, encompasses contributions that deal with face as it emerges
in interaction in various institutional and non-institutional settings. In
Part II, the relationship between self, identity and face is investigated
in the context of interpersonal communication. The final part considers
various approaches to establishing links between individual interactions
(the so-called micro) and broader sociocultural expectations or 'norms'
that interactants bring into interactions (the so-called macro).

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1845532910
ISBN-13: 9781845532918
Pages: 344
Prices: U.K. £ 50.00
U.S. $ 80.00