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Thu May 17 2001

TOC: Int'l J of the Sociology of Language Issue 148

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  1. Gillian Caglayan, International Journal of the Sociology of Language Issue 148, 2001

Message 1: International Journal of the Sociology of Language Issue 148, 2001

Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 11:27:07 +0200
From: Gillian Caglayan <>
Subject: International Journal of the Sociology of Language Issue 148, 2001

International Journal of the Sociology of Language
General Editor: Joshua A. Fishman
ISSN: 0165-2516

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2001, Issue 148
Aspects of Sociolinguistics in Iran
Issue Editor: Yahya Modarresi

Iran as an ancient Asian country with long history and rich culture,
has been the land of coexistence of different ethnic groups for
centuries. Therefore, it is an excellent laboratory for
sociolinguistic research . Bilingualism and multilingualism, language
planning, language contacts and borrowing, linguistic variations,
language shift and language maintenance, are among the major issues of
the Iranian sociolinguistics that need scientific consideration and
investigations. The present issue on Iran covers most of these

Yahya Modarresi
Aspects of sociolinguistics in Iran

Mohammad Hossein Kesharvarz
The role of social context, intimacy, and distance in the choice of
forms of address

Ali Ashraf Sadeghi
Language planning in Iran: a historical review

William O. Beeman
Emotion and sincerity in Persian discourse: accomplishing the
representation of inner states

Emilia Nercissians
Bilingualism and diglossia: patterns of language use by ethnic
minorities in Tehran

Minoo Asdjodi
A comparison between "ta'arof" in Persian and "limao" in Chinese

Yahya Modarresi
The Iranian community in the United States and the maintenance of

Book review
Kaveh Farokh
Iranian Nationality and the Persian Language
by Shahrokh Meskoob

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