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Language and Society : Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday - M. A. K. Halliday

Language and Society

Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday

Hardcover Published: 31st May 2007
ISBN: 9780826458766
Number Of Pages: 309

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A major enterprise comparable to a grand retrospective of the painting of some prominent artist of a distinctive school.' Roy Harris, Times Literary Supplement The tenth volume in Professor M.A.K. Halliday's collected works includes papers focusing on Language and Society. The papers provide a framework for understanding the social meaning of language, and the relation of language to other social phenomena. The volume begins with Professor Halliday's ground-breaking work on the users and uses of language. Subsequent chapters are organized around a discussion of sociolinguistic theory, and the relation between language and social class and social structure.

"'...a major enterprise comparable to a grand retrospective of the painting of some prominent artist of a distinctive school.' Roy Harris, Times Literary Supplement"

Prefacep. vii
Acknowledgementsp. ix
Users and Uses
Editor's Introductionp. 3
The Users and Uses of Language (1964)p. 5
Sociolinguistic Theory
Editor's Introductionp. 41
Language in a Social Perspective (1971)p. 43
Language and Social Man (1974)p. 65
Sociological Aspects of Semantic Change (1975)p. 131
Language as Social Semiotic: Towards a General Sociolinguistic Theory (1975)p. 169
Aspects of Sociolinguistic Research (1975)p. 203
Language and Social Class
Editor's Introductionp. 221
Foreword to Basil Bernstein's Class, Codes and Control Vol. 2: Applied Studies towards a Sociology of Language (1973)p. 223
Language and the Theory of Codes (1994)p. 231
Language and Social Structure
Editor's Introductionp. 249
An Interpretation of the Functional Relationship between Language and Social Structure (1978)p. 251
Anti-languages (1976)p. 265
Afterwordp. 287
Bibliographyp. 289
Indexp. 303
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ISBN: 9780826458766
ISBN-10: 0826458769
Series: Collected Works of M.A.K. Halliday
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 309
Published: 31st May 2007
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 16.82  x 2.46
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1