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Title: Language and Identities
Written By: Carmen Llamas
Dominic Watt
URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/978-0-7486-3577-1
Description:

Language and Identities offers new insights into how we use language to
construct, maintain and project multi-faceted identities. The collection
deals with identities at various social and personal levels. Using detailed
empirical evidence, the chapters illustrate how the multi-layered, dynamic
nature of identities is realised through linguistic behaviour. The
collection brings together over 20 specially commissioned chapters on a
range of topics around the language/identity nexus. It approaches these
topics from a range of perspectives, with contributions from
sociolinguists, sociophoneticians, linguistic anthropologists, clinical
linguists and forensic linguists.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0748635769
ISBN-13: 9780748635764
Prices: U.K. £ 80.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0748635777
ISBN-13: 9780748635771
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99