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Title:
Language and culture
Author:
Kramsch, Claire J.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

©1998
Physical Description:
x, 134 pages ; 20 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780194372145
Format :
Book

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Summary

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Recent social and political changes have focused attention on the debate about the relationship between language and culture. This book offers an accessible survey of key concepts such as social context and cultural authenticity, using insights from fields which include linguistics, sociologyand anthropology.


Author Notes

Professor Henry Widdowson is Emeritus Professor of Education, University of London, and has also been Professor of Applied Linguistics at Essex University and Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Vienna.