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Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality

James Higginbotham

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239313
eISBN:
9780191716904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239313.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

James Higginbotham's work on tense, aspect, and indexicality discusses the principles governing demonstrative, temporal, and indexical expressions in natural language, and presents new ideas in the ... More


Perspective and the Politics of Representation: A Commentary

Susan Gal

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0019
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses how naming or labeling a speech style and linking it to a social group is itself a political act, a creation of indexicality. As such, it allows for second orders of ... More


Frege on Definitions: A Case Study of Semantic Content

John Horty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199732715
eISBN:
9780199852628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732715.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book explores the difficulties presented for Gottlob Frege's semantic theory, as well as its modern descendents, by the treatment of defined expressions. The book begins by focusing on the ... More


Constructing Ethnic Identity through Discourse: Self‐Categorization among Korean American Camp Counselors

M. Agnes Kang

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter demonstrates how Korean American camp counselors locally construct ethnic identity through the practice of self‐categorization in discourse. Self‐categorization, or the identification of ... More


What Do Bilinguals Do?: A Commentary

Asif Agha

in Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195327359
eISBN:
9780199870639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Code‐centric accounts of bilingualism obscure the processes whereby bilingual utterances acquire social significance by viewing them simply as admixtures of pre‐existing grammatical codes. This ... More


Perspectival Thought: A Plea for (Moderate) Relativism

François Recanati

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199230532
eISBN:
9780191710919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230532.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Our thought and talk are situated: they do not take place in a vacuum but always in a context, and they always concern an external situation relative to which they are to be evaluated. Since that is ... More


Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Alexandra Jaffe (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

All communication involves acts of stance, in which speakers take up positions vis-à-vis the expressive, referential, interactional, and social implications of their speech. This book brings together ... More


Introduction: The Sociolinguistics of Stance

Jaffe Alexandre

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter situates the study of stance within major currents of sociolinguistic inquiry, including such topics as footing and framing, style and stylization, language ideologies, performance, and ... More


From Stance to Style: Gender, Interaction, and Indexicality in Mexican Immigrant Youth Slang

Mary Bucholtz

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter seeks to contribute to an indexical theory of style by demonstrating how the relationship between stance, style, and identity is formed both from the bottom up, as it unfolds in local ... More


Style as Stance: Stance as the Explanation for Patterns of Sociolinguistic Variation

Scott F. Kiesling

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores the relationship between stance and sociolinguistic style. It argues that stance is the basis of style in sociolinguistic variation: sociolinguistic variants are initially ... More


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