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Journal Title: Language in Society
Volume/Issue:   42/2
Table of Contents: “High” and “low” in urban Danish speech styles
by Lian Malai Madsen
pp 115-138

Falsetto voice and observational logic: Motivated meanings
by Brian Stross
pp 139-162

Corporations are people: Emblematic scales of brand personification among Asian American youth
by Angela Reyes
pp 163-185

The language of possession: Three case studies
by Ian Keen
pp 187-214

Ordinary ethics: Anthropology, language, and action. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010.
by Matt Tomlinson
pp 215-218

Fillers, pauses and placeholders. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2010.
by Jessica S. Robles
pp 219-220

Talk in interaction: Comparative dimensions. Helsinki: Finnish Literature Society, 2010.
by Tanya Romaniuk
pp 220-221

In the paddock and on the run: The language of rural New Zealand. Dunedin: Otago University Press, 2009.
by Katherine Quigley
pp 222-223

Intercultural communication: A critical introduction. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011.
by Ho Si Thang Kiet
pp 223-224

Identities in context: Individuals and discourse in action. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
by Leslie Cochrane
pp 224-225

Language myths and the history of English. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.
by Josh Cannon
pp 225-226

Pragmatics. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan
by Li Fan
pp 227-227

Ideologies across nations: The construction of linguistic minorities at the United Nations. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2008.
by Sandra Nossik
pp 228-229

Language documentation: Practices and values. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2010.
by Juan José Bueno Holle
pp 229-230

New narratives: Stories and storytelling in the digital age. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2011.
by Sky Marsen
pp 230-231

The handbook of Hispanic sociolinguistics. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
by Mario Serrano-Losada
pp 232-233

Discourses, communities, and Global Englishes. Bern: Peter Lang, 2010.
by Eun-Yong Kim
pp 233-234

Latest trends in ELF research. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011.
by Chit Cheung Matthew Sung
pp 234-235

Publications Received
by pp 237-238

LSY volume 42 issue 2 Cover and Back matter
by pp b1-b6

LSY volume 42 issue 2 Cover and Front matter
by pp f1-f2

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
 
LL Issue: 24.1556