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Voices of Modernity: Language Ideologies and the Politics of Inequality

Richard Bauman, Charles L. Briggs - History - 2003 - 356 pages
This 2003 book discusses how new ways of thinking about language have uncovered previously 'legitimated' linguistic and social inequalities.
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Stories in the Time of Cholera: Racial Profiling During a Medical Nightmare

Charles L. Briggs, Clara Mantini-Briggs - History - 2003 - 430 pages
Chronicles the 1992-1993 cholera epidemic in Venezuela.
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Disorderly Discourse: Narrative, Conflict, & Inequality

Charles L. Briggs - Mathematics - 1996 - 248 pages
This volume contains eight essays that are at the intersection of two important areas within linguistics: conversational analysis, and the use of narrative in the creation ...
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Learning How to Ask: A Sociolinguistic Appraisal of the Role of the ...

Charles L. Briggs - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1986 - 155 pages
Interviews are ubiquitous in modern society, and they play a crucial role in social scientific research. But, as Charles Briggs convincingly argues in this book, received ...
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Tell Me Why My Children Died: Rabies, Indigenous Knowledge, and ...

Charles L. Briggs, Clara Mantini-Briggs - Social Science - 2016 - 344 pages
Tell Me Why My Children Died tells the gripping story of indigenous leaders' efforts to identify a strange disease that killed thirty-two children and six young adults in a ...
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Making Health Public: How News Coverage Is Remaking Media, Medicine, and ...

Charles L. Briggs, Daniel C. Hallin - Social Science - 2016 - 258 pages
This book examines the relationship between media and medicine, considering the fundamental role of news coverage in constructing wider cultural understandings of health and ...
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