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Situating Selves: The Communication of Social Identities in American Scenes

Donal A. Carbaugh - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 238 pages
Provides a communication theory of identity. Shows how listening to communication in cultural scenes can help reveal how deeply identity is situated in various communicative ...
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The Age of Wild Ghosts: Memory, Violence, and Place in Southwest China

Erik Mueggler - Social Science - 2001 - 375 pages
In Erik Mueggler's powerful and imaginative ethnography, a rural minority community in the mountains of Southwest China struggles to find its place at the end of a century of ...
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Fulbe Voices: Marriage, Islam, and Medicine in Northern Cameroon

Helen A. Regis - History - 2002 - 175 pages
Attending to everyday conversations and embodied performances about Islam, marriage, medicine, and Fulbe identity, Fulbe Voices provides a richly textured exploration of the ...
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The Powers of Genre : Interpreting Haya Oral Literature: Interpreting Haya ...

Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies Smithsonian Institution Peter Seitel Senior Folklorist - Social Science - 1999 - 264 pages
The Powers of Genre describes a method for interpreting oral literature that depends upon and facilitates dialogue between insiders and outsiders to a tradition. Seitel ...
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Social Interaction, Social Context, and Language: Essays in Honor of Susan ...

Dan Isaac Slobin, Susan Moore Ervin-Tripp - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 655 pages
This collection of essays is a representative sample of the current research and researchers in the fields of language and social interactions and social context. The opening ...
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Social Interaction, Social Context, and Language: Essays in Honor of Susan ...

Dan Isaac Slobin, Susan Moore Ervin-Tripp - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 655 pages
This collection of essays is a representative sample of the current research and researchers in the fields of language and social interactions and social context. The opening ...
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Songs and Gifts at the Frontier: Person and Exchange in the Agusan Manobo ...

Josť Semblante Buenconsejo - Music - 2002 - 424 pages
This volume offers a comprehensive survey of African-American rhetoric within a broad historical context, exploring the major cultural and theoretical issues in the field. The ...
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Words and Stones : The Politics of Language and Identity in Israel: The ...

Daniel Lefkowitz Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures University of Virginia - History - 2004 - 336 pages
Social and ethnic identity are nowhere more enmeshed with language than in Israel. Words and Stones explores the politics of identity in Israel through an analysis of the ...
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