Without Social Context?

  title={Without Social Context?},
  author={Nick J. Enfield},
  pages={1600 - 1601}
  • N. Enfield
  • Published 24 September 2010
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  • Science
Both of these considerations of the evolution of language draw on research from a wide range of fields, although Enfield believes they do not pay sufficient attention to the dynamic context of human social behavior. Both of these considerations of the evolution of language draw on research from a wide range of fields, although Enfield believes they do not pay sufficient attention to the dynamic context of human social behavior. 
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