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Language as Social Action PR Thomas M. Holtgraves

Language as Social Action PR

Thomas M. Holtgraves

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ISBN : 9780805841770
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232 pages
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This interdisciplinary synthesis of the social psychological aspects of language use provides an integrative and review of language as social action. The book weaves together research from philosophy, linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology,MoreThis interdisciplinary synthesis of the social psychological aspects of language use provides an integrative and review of language as social action. The book weaves together research from philosophy, linguistics, sociolinguistics, anthropology, social and cognitive psychology, pragmatics, and artificial intelligence. In this way, it demonstrates how many aspects of social life are mediated by language and how understanding language use requires an understanding of its social dimension.