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Language and Social Identity

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Throughout Western society there are now strong pressures for social and racial integration but, in spite of these, recent experience has shown that greater intergroup contact can actually reinforce social distinctions and ethnic stereotypes. The studies collected here examine, from a broad sociological perspective, the sorts of face-to-face verbal exchange that are charac ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published January 1st 1983 by Cambridge University Press (first published January 1st 1982)
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Shelves: anthropology
Fantastic set of case studies to accompany Gumperz's Discourse Strategies (1982).
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