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Regimes of Language: Ideologies, Polities, and Identities
In Regimes of Language, ten leading linguistic anthropologists integrate two often segregated domains: politics (without language) and language (without politics). Their essays contribute to anExpand
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the “real” Haitian Creole: ideology, metalinguistics, and orthographic choice
This article analyzes competing representations of kreyol and the symbolic importance of decisions taken in standardizing a kreyol orthography. Kreyol, which educated Haitians claim to share with theExpand
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The acquisition of Kaluli.
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Speaking Only Your Own Mind: Reflections on Talk, Gossip and Intentionality in Bosavi (PNG)
The ability to imagine privately what might be in or on someone else's mind is a capacity that we assume is panhuman, something children learn to do in culturally specific ways through participationExpand
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Marking Time
Among the first linguistic innovations during early colonization/missionization in Bosavi, Papua New Guinea, was the introduction of vocabularies and discourses of marking and keeping various typesExpand
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The "Real" Haitian Creole: Metalinguistics and Orthographic Choice
Language can be examined as a rich resource for understanding the ways in which speakers represent themselves, how they represent others, and how they are represented by others. In this paper weExpand
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Language and theory of mind
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Consequences of contact : language ideologies and sociocultural transformations in Pacific societies
The Pacific is historically an area of enormous linguistic diversity, where talk figures as a central component of social life. Pacific communities also represent diverse contact zones, where betweenExpand
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