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Language, Culture, and Context

  1. Claire Kramsch

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0661

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Kramsch, C. 2012. Language, Culture, and Context. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Language in its relationship to the culture that it represents and the context in which it is used has been researched in fields as varied as functional linguistics, linguistic anthropology, cognitive linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, and the sociology of language.


  • culture;
  • discourse analysis;
  • ethnicity and culture;
  • identity;
  • ideology;
  • sociocultural language studies