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An Introduction to Language and Society

2nd Edition

By Martin Montgomery


304 pages

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pub: 1995-12-07
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An Introduction to Language and Society explores how our ways of seeing and engaging with the world may be shaped by the categories, systems and patterns of language. This second edition includes new material on gender, register, the speech community, language and subcultures, and language and representation.


'Compulsive reading for both students and language-enthusiasts alike.' - Language International

About the Author

Martin Montgomery is director of the Programme on Literary Linguistics at the University of Strathclyde where he is also a member of the John Logie Baird Centre for film and television.

About the Series

Studies in Culture and Communication

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies