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The Ethnography of Communication : The Essential Readings
by Muriel Saville-Troike




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The Ethnography of Communication presents the terms and concepts which are essential for discussing how and why language is used and how its use varies in different cultures.

  • Presents the essential terms and concepts introduced and developed by Dell Hymes and others and surveys the most important findings and applications of their work.
  • Draws on insights from social anthropology and psycholinguistics in investigating the patterning of communicative behavior in specific cultural settings.
  • Includes two completely new chapters on contrasts in patterns of communication and on politeness, power, and politics.
  • Incorporates a broad range of examples and illustrations from many languages and cultures for analyzing patterns of communicative phenomena.

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Overview

The Ethnography of Communication presents the terms and concepts which are essential for discussing how and why language is used and how its use varies in different cultures.

  • Presents the essential terms and concepts introduced and developed by Dell Hymes and others and surveys the most important findings and applications of their work.
  • Draws on insights from social anthropology and psycholinguistics in investigating the patterning of communicative behavior in specific cultural settings.
  • Includes two completely new chapters on contrasts in patterns of communication and on politeness, power, and politics.
  • Incorporates a broad range of examples and illustrations from many languages and cultures for analyzing patterns of communicative phenomena.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780631228424
  • ISBN-10: 063122842X
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: December 2002
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.08 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.11 pounds

Series: Language in Society

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