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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

"Takes a novel approach to the history of American English by focusing on hotbeds of linguistic activity throughout American history."


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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Language, the Sexes and Society
Written By: Philip M. Smith
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishers.co.uk/
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Recent research has set out clearly enough how men and women use language
in different ways. But this research has frequently failed to identify the
social, psychological and linguistic processes that underlie sex
differences in language. Philip Smith adopts here a completely fresh
approach. In studying the various roles that language, speech and
communication play in relations between the sexes, he identifies and
illuminates the processes involved- such as stereotyping, social
categorization and discrimination.

Publication Year: 1985
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631127534
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
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