Language: the Social Mirror

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Language(s): American English

Author : Elaine Chaika


448 Pages  Paperback 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1994, 1988

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Language: The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used and how this use affects the individual as well as society. Thoroughly revised, the fourth edition presents a modern study of sociolinguistics through updated case studies and current research findings. Elaine Chaika gives a detailed ...more


An engaging narrative style that promotes critical thinking.

Updated information based on current developments in linguistic research.

End-of-chapter exercises that provide opportunities to further develop understanding of the ideas presented.

Introductory language making information accessible f ...more