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Raciolinguistics

Edited by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball

Raciolinguistics "Brings together a critical mass of scholars to form a new field dedicated to theorizing and analyzing language and race together."


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Sociolinguistics from the Periphery

By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland

Sociolinguistics from the Periphery "presents a fascinating book about change: shifting political, economic and cultural conditions; ephemeral, sometimes even seasonal, multilingualism; and altered imaginaries for minority and indigenous languages and their users."


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Title: Language and Thought
Written By: Amorey Gethin
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Argues that modern linguistics gives a false picture of both the nature of language and of humans going on to expose elementary but basic flaws in the account of language and thought in Steven Pinker's 'The Language Instinct', as language is shown here to be more of an "artificial device" than a biologically inherited asset.

Publication Year: 1999
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Psycholinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1871516722
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 128pp
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