By Martin Montgomery

ISBN-10: 0415382742

ISBN-13: 9780415382748

ISBN-10: 0415382998

ISBN-13: 9780415382991

In this third edition of the bestselling vintage textbook, Martin Montgomery explores the major connections among language and social lifestyles. Guiding the coed via discussions on baby language, accessory and dialect, social category and gender, in addition to a few different issues, Montgomery offers a finished and available advent to the functionality of language in sleek society.

This third version includes:

  • new sections on dialect levelling and estuary English; hip-hop and rapping as anti-language and ‘crossing’ among Creole, Panjabi and South Asian English

  • new fabric at the Gulf battle and the 'War on Terror'

  • discussions on language in net utilization and new technologies

  • updated examples and references.

With specific feedback for additional analyzing and useful paintings for every bankruptcy, An advent to Language and Society is the precise source for college kids and lecturers of verbal exchange reviews and Language Studies.

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