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It starts from a theoretical viewpoint of both language and culture as conventionalised forms of situated practice and uses this as a unifying framework to cover the full range of topics normally treated under the rubric of language and culture.
About the Author William A. Foley is Professor of Lingusitics at the University of Sydney. Table of contents Preface. Part I: Introduction. The Evolution of Language. Mind, Universals and the Sensible World. Cognitive Anthropology. On Relativist Understanding. Models and Metaphors. Linguistic Relativity and the Boasian Tradition. Part V: The Ethnography of Speaking. Politeness, Face and the Linguistic Construction of Personhood. Language and Gender.
Language and Social Position. Language and Socialisation. Contact Induced Language Change. Standard Language and Linguistic Engineering. Reviews "Foley's book illustrates quite convincingly that 'Linguistics without anthropology is sterile, anthropology without linguistics is blind' Hockett " Gunter Senft, Max-Planck-Institute for Psycholinguistics "I applaud Foley for having overcome one of the main constraints of structuralist - inspired approaches to analysis.
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Anthropological Linguistics : An Introduction. William A. This is the first comprehensive textbook in anthropological linguistics to be published for very many years. It provides a remarkably complete and authoritative review of research questions which span the disciplines of linguinitics and anthropology, yet presents a coherent, unified, biologically based view of this cross-disciplinary field.
Anthropological Linguistics: An Introduction
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