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Puckett takes a new look at the relationship between language, society, and economics by examining how people talk about work in a rural Appalachian community. Through careful analysis of conversations in casual yet commercial contexts, she finds that the construction and maintenance of this discourse is essential to the community's socioeconomic relationships. The volume will appeal to linguists, anthropologists, and scholars in communications and Appalachian studies.


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780195102772
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publisher Imprint: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Height: 236 mm
  • No of Pages: 328
  • Series Title: Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics
  • Weight: 699 gr
  • ISBN-10: 0195102770
  • Publisher Date: 09 Nov 2000
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 26 mm
  • Width: 161 mm


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