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Agar, Michael

  1. Michael Agar,
  2. Karen Risager

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0014

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Agar, M. and Risager, K. 2012. Agar, Michael. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Michael Agar is a well-known researcher in linguistic anthropology. In the field of applied linguistics more generally he is especially known for his path-breaking work on “langua-culture,” a concept that calls attention to the inextricable bond between language and culture.


  • culture;
  • linguistic anthropology;
  • pragmatics;
  • semantics;
  • translation