By Dariusz Galasinski

ISBN-10: 311017877X

ISBN-13: 9783110178777

Metalanguage brings jointly new, unique contributions on people's wisdom approximately language and representations of language, e.g., representations of dialects, types, utterances, stances and pursuits in terms of sociolinguistic concept, sociolinguistic debts of language version, and money owed of linguistic utilization. Drawing on numerous information resources corresponding to lay and linguists' metalanguage, the media, parliamentary debates, schooling, and retail buying, the publication includes 4 sections and an integrative statement. the most thematic elements take care of metalanguage when it comes to the subsequent matters: the idea of metalanguage, ideology, social assessment, and stylisation. different key subject matters mentioned comprise constructionism, id formation, in- and out-grouping, deception, discrimination, manipulation, and the expanding semiotisation of the socio-cultural panorama. except the strictly linguistic matters, a few contributions specialize in discourse in a broader feel studying meta-commentary construed in modalities except language.

The booklet follows from and enhances a very good culture of the research of metalanguage, reflexivity, and metapragmatics, and provides a brand new, integrating standpoint from a number of fields of sociolinguistics: perceptual dialectology, variationism, pragmatics, serious discourse research, and social semiotics. The extensive diversity of theoretical concerns and obtainable form of writing will attract complex scholars and researchers in sociolinguistics and in different disciplines around the social sciences and arts together with linguists, communique researchers, anthropologists, sociologists, social psychologists, severe and social theorists. The e-book comprises chapters by way of Deborah Cameron, Nikolas Coupland, Dariusz Galasinski, Peter Garrett, Adam Jaworski, Tore Kristiansen, Ulrike Hanna Meinhof, Dennis Preston, Theo van Leeuwen, Kay Richardson, Itesh Sachdev, Angie Williams, and John Wilson.

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