Chapter 25. Language

  1. Thomas Biolsi
  1. James Collins

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch26

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians

How to Cite

Collins, J. (2004) Language, in A Companion to the Anthropology of American Indians (ed T. Biolsi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996270.ch26

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226864

Online ISBN: 9780470996270

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Keywords:

  • language;
  • sociolinguistics;
  • preservation;
  • vernaculars;
  • communicative practices

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • WHO GETS TO DEFINE WHAT COUNTS AS LANGUAGE?

  • WHAT ARE LANGUAGE IDEOLOGIES?

  • WHAT STUDIES OF SITUATED PRACTICE TEACH US

  • CONCLUSION