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Language, Society and Power: An Introduction (Volume 2)
Language, Society and Power: An Introduction (Volume 2) by Linda Thomas, Shn Wareing, Ishtla Singh, Jean Stilwell Peccei, Joanna Thornborrow, Jason Jones 041530394X 9780415303941
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Language, Society and Power: An Introduction (Volume 2) by Linda Thomas, Shn Wareing, Ishtla Singh, Jean Stilwell Peccei, Joanna Thornborrow, Jason Jones

This is a completely updated and expanded second edition ofLanguage, Society and Power. Lively and accessible, it looks at the ways in which language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. How can a language reflect the status of children and older people? Do men and women talk differently? How can our use of language mark our ethnic identity? The book also looks at language use in politics and the media and examines how language affects and constructs our identities, exploring notions of correctness and attitudes towards language use. This second edition has been fully updated to include recent developments in theory and research and offers the following features: *new, relevant and engaging examples drawn from everyday life: conversation transcripts, novels including Ian McEwansAtonement, television and the internet *new activities designed to give students a real understanding of the area *an international perspectivewith examples from the worlds press, includingThe Washington Post, theDaily Mailand theNew ZealandListener *updated and expanded further reading sections and glossary. Language Society and Powerremains an essential introductory text for students of English language and linguistics, and will also be of use to students of media, communication, cultural studies, sociology and psychology.

Author: Linda Thomas, Shn Wareing, Ishtla Singh,

Language: English

Edition: 2

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 264

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 2003-12-18

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