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Title: Language and Ideology: Selected Papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference
Edited By: Jef Verschueren

This collection of selected papers in language and ideology discusses linguistic identities and principles found in mediated discourse, political debates, written materials, minority settings, and bilingual intercultural education. It covers a wide range of topics in language and behavior, language policy, language socialization based on gender, emotion, and ideology, stylistic choices and ideologies, public literate design and ideological shift, language and power and linguistic principles of hate-speech.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: International Pragmatics Assoc.
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9080114820
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 595pp
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