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Titel: Applied Linguistics as Social Science.
Verlag: Continuum, London
Einband: Soft cover
Zustand: Very Good
239p white paperback, near fine condition, cover slightly bent, otherwise as new, references, indices, this title was published in the series Advances in Applied Linguistics. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 103702
Inhaltsangabe: Applied Linguistics as Social Science surveys the increasing dialogue between linguistics and social theory. The book shows how social theory, applied linguistics and sociolinguistics share a set of common concerns, and how an analysis of these to produce a social scientific account of applied linguistics helps to explain the interaction between social structures, human agents and language. Foreword . Introduction . Making connections: some key issues in social theory and applied linguistics . Sociology and ideas about language . Language as a cultural emergent property . Researching language learning: theories, evidence, claims . Social categories and theoretical descriptions . Social domain theory: interpreting intercultural communication . Language in the world: properties and powers . A social realist approach to research in applied linguistics
Rezension: "This book addresses an important question for linguists and applied linguists... Not all applied linguists agree they are social scientists, but this detailed and wide-ranging book should persuade them of the risks of ignoring the sociological tradition, for it is full of detailed examples of theory and practice, carefully examined from both linguistic and sociological perspectives." Professor Christopher Brumfit, University of Southampton
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