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This edited assortment offers units of interdisciplinary conversations connecting theoretical, methodological, and ideological concerns within the examine of language. within the first part, Approaches to the examine of the indigenous languages of the Americas, the authors attach historic, theoretical, and documentary linguistics to envision the an important function of endangered language facts for the advance of biopsychological idea and to spotlight how methodological judgements impression language revitalization efforts. part , Approaches to the learn of voices and ideologies, connects anthropological and documentary linguistics to check how discourses of language touch, endangerment, linguistic purism and racism form scholarly perform and language coverage and to underscore the necessity for linguists and laypersons alike to obtain the analytical instruments to deconstruct discourses of inequality. jointly, those chapters pay homage to the scholarship of Jane H. Hill, demonstrating how a severe, interdisciplinary linguistics narrows the distance among disparate fields of research to regard the ecology of language in its entirety.

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