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Author Saville-Troike, Muriel, 1936-

Title The ethnography of communication : an introduction / Muriel Saville-Troike
Edition Third edition
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  401.9 Sav/Eoc 2003  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Series Language in society ; 3
Language in society (Oxford, England) ; 3
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Basic Terms, Concepts, and Issues -- 3. Varieties of Language -- 4. The Analysis of Communicative Events -- 5. Contrasts in Patterns of Communication -- 6. Attitudes toward Communicative Performance -- 7. Acquisition of Communicative Competence -- 8. Politeness, Power, and Politics -- 9. Conclusion
Summary The Ethnography of Communication presents the terms and concepts which are essential for discussing how and why language is used and how its use varies in different cultures. [from publisher's advertisement]
Notes Previous ed.: 1989
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-316) and indexes
Subject Sociolinguistics.
Language and culture.
Genre/Form Einf├╝hrung
LC no. 2002006271
ISBN 0631228411
063122842X paperback
Other Titles The ethnography of communication