Language: The Social Mirror / Edition 3

Language: The Social Mirror / Edition 3

by Elaine Chaika
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838447317

ISBN-13: 9780838447314

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Offering a user-friendly introduction to sociolinguistics, this volume addresses the ways in which language serves the needs of the individual and society.  See more details below

Overview

Offering a user-friendly introduction to sociolinguistics, this volume addresses the ways in which language serves the needs of the individual and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838447314
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Language 2. Bilingualism: Individual and Social 3. Style of Speech 4. Kinesics: the Silent Language 5. Pragmatics 6. Orality and Literacy 7. Field Methods 8. Everybody Speaks a Dialect 9. Speech Communities 10. Gender and Language 11. Sociolinguistics and the Professions

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