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Published: 29 December 2016

584 Pages


ISBN: 9780190212896

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The Oxford Handbook of Language and Society

Edited by Ofelia García, Nelson Flores, and Massimiliano Spotti

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  • Challenges basic concepts that have informed the study of sociolinguistics
  • Proposes a critical poststructuralist perspective that examines the socio-historical context that led to the emergence of dominant sociolinguistic concepts and develops new theoretical and methodological tools that challenge these dominant concepts
  • Reveals the limits of conventional approaches to sociolinguistics and offer a glimpse into directions for the future of the field