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Journal Title: Language in Society
Volume/Issue:   40 / 3
Date: 2011
Table of Contents: Lending a hand: Competence through cooperation in Nepal's Deaf associations
by Erika Hoffmann-Dilloway
pp 285-306

Inalienability in social relations: Language, possession, and exchange in Amazonia
by Christopher Ball
pp 307-341

The pragmatic variable: Toward a procedural interpretation
by Marina Terkourafi
pp 343-372

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): Arawak
English
German
Hindi
Nepalese Sign Language
Urdu
 
LL Issue: 22.2574