Chapter 15. Retrospect and Prospect

  1. W. Peter Robinson

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753453.ch15

Language in Social Worlds

Language in Social Worlds

How to Cite

Robinson, W. P. (ed) (2003) Retrospect and Prospect, in Language in Social Worlds, Blackwell Publishers Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753453.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631193357

Online ISBN: 9780470753453

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Keywords:

  • evaluation;
  • windmills;
  • communication;
  • culture;
  • phonology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cultural Contexts of Research

  • Conceptual Concerns

  • Approaches: Functional/Structural versus Structural/ Functional Approaches

  • What is to Count as Evidence

  • Methodological Diversity: Advantages and Pitfalls

  • Participants, Materials, and Procedures

  • Data

  • The Changing Games of Changing Social Worlds

  • The Whorfian Challenge and Beyond