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Published: 21 February 2019

488 Pages


ISBN: 9780190210663

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Language and Society

An Introduction

Andrew Simpson

  • Provides a succinct and accessible introduction to language and society for non-majors
  • Explores topics related to the sociological and political aspects of language in the modern era, with special attention to global English and the extinction of minority languages
  • Covers diverse topics including multilingualism, gendered practices in language, and the ways that language may possibly influence a speaker's perception of the world
  • Chapters include activities and suggestions for further reading

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