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English in Singapore: Modernity and Management

Lisa Lim, Anne Pakir, and Lionel Wee (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028436
eISBN:
9789882206939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028436.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This collection is the seventh volume in the Asian Englishes Today series. Singapore makes an interesting case study of various issues in socio-linguistics, not least because it is an ethnically and ... More


Epistolary Ceremonial: Manuscript Correspondence as Unmediated Status Interaction

Giora Sternberg

in Status Interaction during the Reign of Louis XIV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199640348
eISBN:
9780191747779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640348.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter investigates epistolary ceremonial. Letters were not only vehicles of narrated information, but also social acts, a statement of addressers about their position relative to the ... More


The Prohibitionist Challenge

Eric Heinze

in Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198759027
eISBN:
9780191818806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759027.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Many advocates of bans adopt consequentialist rationales. They posit a causal link from harmful expression to violence or discrimination. That link is certain for non-LSPDs, as in Weimar Germany or ... More


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