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Ampersand: An International Journal of General and Applied Linguistics

Edited By R. Cann, H. Pichler, K. Van De Poel, D. van Olmen, and K. Watson

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Journal Title: Language in Society
Volume/Issue:   37 / 1
Date: 2008
Table of Contents: Referent-wrecking in Korowai: A New Guinea abuse register as ethnosemiotic protest
by RupertStasch
pp 1-25

Language testing and citizenship: A language ideological debate in Sweden
by TommasoM.Milani
pp 27-59

"To all the former cats and stomps of the Navajo Nation:" Performance, the individual, and cultural poetic traditions
by AnthonyK.Webster
pp 61-89

Scientizing Bangladeshi psychiatry: Parallelism, enregisterment, and the cure for a magic complex
by James M.Wilce
pp 91-114

Aneta Pavlenko, Emotions and Multilingualism
reviewed by ClaireKramsch
pp 115-118

Judith Felson Duchan and Dana Kovarsky (eds.), Diagnosis as cultural practice
reviewed by EllenBarton
pp 119-123

Bernard Spolsky, Language policy
reviewed by RichardB.Baldauf Jr., MinglinLi
pp 123-126

Karen Risager, Language and culture: Global flows and local complexity
reviewed by NeetaBhasin
pp 127-131

Dagmar Dueber, Nigerian Pidgin English: Language contact, variation and change in an African urban setting
reviewed by ShelomeGooden-France
pp 131-134

Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Marjatta Palander, and Esa Penttilä (eds.), Dialects across borders
reviewed by MatthewKGordon
pp 134-137

Ken Hyland, Metadiscourse: Exploring interaction in writing
reviewed by GeoffreyThompson
pp 138-141

Joseph A. Foley (ed.), Language, education and discourse: Functional approaches
reviewed by Mary J.Schleppegrell
pp 141-144

Albert Valdman, Julie Auger, and Deborah Piston-Hatlen (eds.), Le Français en Amérique du Nord: État présent
reviewed by AnthonyLodge
pp 144-147

Louise J. Ravelli and Robert A. Ellis (eds.), Analysing academic writing: Contextual frameworks
by RodicaAlbu
pp 149-149

Andrew Cowell and Alonzo Moss, Sr. (eds.), Arapaho historical traditions told by Paul Moss
by EirlysEdwinaDavies
pp 150-150

Mark R. V. Southern, Contagious couplings: Transmission of expressives in Yiddish echo phrases
by EirlysEdwinaDavies
pp 150-151

Anna Fenyvesi (ed.), Hungarian language contact outside Hungary: Studies on Hungarian as a minority language
by JuliaDeákSandler
pp 151-152

C. Paulin (ed.), Multiculturalisme, multilinguisme et milieu urbain
by SylvieRoy
pp 152-153

Valerie E. Besag, Understanding girls' friendships, fights and feuds: A practical approach to girls' bullying
by Eduardode Gregorio-Godeo
pp 153-154

Ruth Mace, Clare J. Holden and Stephen Shennan (eds.), The evolution of cultural diversity: A phylogenetic approach
by AnthonyP.Grant
pp 154-155

Elisabeth Le, The spiral ‘anti-Other rhetoric’: Discourses of identity and the international media echo
by AleksandarČarapić
pp 155-155

Richard Hogg and David Denison (eds.), A history of the English language
by Ahmad M.Saidat
pp 156-156

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
History of Linguistics
LL Issue: 19.277