Language: The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used and how this use affects the individual as well as society. Thoroughly revised, the fourth edition presents a modern study of sociolinguistics through updated case studies and current research findings. Elaine Chaika gives a detailed ...more
An engaging narrative style that promotes critical thinking.
Updated information based on current developments in linguistic research.
End-of-chapter exercises that provide opportunities to further develop understanding of the ideas presented.
Introductory language making information accessible f ...more