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The Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader : Politics of Language - Lucy Burke

The Routledge Language and Cultural Theory Reader

Politics of Language

By: Lucy Burke (Editor), Tony Crowley (Editor), Alan Girvin (Editor)

Paperback Published: 20th April 2000
ISBN: 9780415186810
Number Of Pages: 528

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This reader features the most innovative and influential writings that have shaped and defined the relations between language, culture and cultural identity in the twentieth century.
The themed sections include: Language in History; Language and Subjectivity; Language and Sexuality; Language and Creativity; Language and Colonialism; Language, Class and Education.
Essays by: Chinua Achebe, Mikhail Bakhtin, Roland Barthes, Basil Bernstein, Leonard Bloomfield, Franz Boas, Pierre Bourdieu, Edward K. Braithwaite, Judith Butler, Deborah Cameron, Helene Cixous, Brian Cox, Benedetto Croce, David Dabydeen, Ferdinand de Saussure, Jacques Derrida, Frantz Fanon, Michel Foucault, Sigmund Freud, Antonio Gramsci, Luce Irigaray, Roman Jacobson, Braj B. Kachru, Julia Kristeva, William Labov, Jacques Lacan, H. L. Mencken, Ngugi wa Thiong'o and many more...

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."it is probably the most comprehensive and up-to-date anthology that brings together texts lodged at the crossroads of linguistics traditionally understood, culture, and politics." -Symploke

General Introduction
Structure and Agency in Language
Language in History
Language and Subjectivity
Language and Gender Dale Spender
Language and Sexuality Introduction
Unity and Diversity in Language
Language Communities Leonard Bloomfield
Language and Creativity Roman
Languages, Cultures, Communities
Language and Colonialism
Language, Class and Education
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ISBN: 9780415186810
ISBN-10: 0415186811
Series: Politics of Language
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 20th April 2000
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 18.42  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.86
Edition Number: 1

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