The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology (Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics)

The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology (Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics)

Language: English

Pages: 486

ISBN: B013RC63V2

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The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology is a broad survey of linguistic anthropology, featuring contributions from prominent scholars in the field. Each chapter presents a brief historical summary of research in the field and discusses topics and issues of current concern to people doing research in linguistic anthropology. The handbook is organized into four parts – Language and Cultural Productions; Language Ideologies and Practices of Learning; Language and the Communication of Identities; and Language and Local/Global Power – and covers current topics of interest at the intersection of the two fields, while also contextualizing them within discussions of fieldwork practice. Featuring 30 contributions from leading scholars in the field, The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology is an essential overview for students and researchers interested in understanding core concepts and key issues in linguistic anthropology.

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kind of people present, types of situations recorded etc; • Distributional variation: intervals and length of recording; • Selection of target children. Individual Variation Longitudinal studies are always case studies of individual children. It is well known that there is large individual variation in development (e.g., Fenson et al. 1994, Bates et al. 1995) and without knowing the norm it is difficult to interpret what the behavior of an individual child tells us about the population. Just

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in the interaction, where ‘now’ comprises such disparate concurrent behaviors as the participants’ postural arrangement, their eye movements, and units of speech. The question has been approached in two very similar and yet easily compatible ways. Context analysis in the tradition of Bateson, notably by Kendon (1990), investigated how vocal and bodily communication modalities are coordinated in the production of sequences and contexts of interaction and subsequently focused on the coordination

amplitude) and movement (rhythm) in motion-patterns that also direct and coordinate the action of multiple orchestra members (Sunakawa in prep); sound is construed by visible body motion, occasionally to spectacular effect (Rahaim 2008; Pearson 2013). During auctions, gestures serve to coordinate the actions of multiple participants, and they constitute ‘illocutionary acts’: the fall of the hammer signifies the completion of the transaction, and thus the instituting of the obligations that are

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