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Published: 20 January 2011

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780199737420

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Language without Rights

Lionel Wee

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Offers a detailed analysis of specific problems posed by language for the notion of rights, addressing topics such as unavoidability, hybridity, and the nature of linguistic constructions
  • Synthesizes current scholarship from a number of disciplines, including linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, Construction Grammar, sociology, and political philosophy

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