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Language, Literacy, and Technology

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Title: The Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader
Edited By: Roxy Harris
Ben Rampton
Description:

Language, Race and Ethnicity: A Reader an essential resource for all students of sociolinguistics, ethnic studies, linguistics, anthropology and intercultural studies.This accessible reader collects in one volume the key readings on language, ethnicity and race.

Harris and Rampton introduce students to the current debates surrounding issues of language and diversity, colonialism and migration, identity and appropriation. Invaluable editorial material guides the student through different sections of the book, which look at how language is used in different ethnic groups and how such uses are discussed and reported. Using linguistic and cultural analysis, the Reader explores changing ideas of ethnicity and race around the world, and the ways in which these ideas shape human communication.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415276012
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 95.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415276020
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 368
Prices: U.S. $ 28.95