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New Series, Volume IX, no. 1 (2017)
Special issue on Language, indexicality and belonging


(ISSN: 2040-1876)

  • Editor: Robert Parkin
  • Guest Editors for this issue: Nancy Hawker, Kinga Kozminska and Leonie Schulte
  • Web Editor: David Zeitlyn
  • Reviews Editor: Emilia Antiglio, Riccardo Jaede, Kare Poulsgaard

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ISSN: 2040-1876 New Series, Volume IX, no. 1 (2017)


Nancy Hawker, Kinga Kozminska and Leonie Schulte, Language, indexicality  and belonging: introduction, 1-7

Britta Schneider, Kaleidoscopes of indexicality: multiplex symbolic functions  of language and unfocused social categories, 8-24 

Dionysios Zoumpalidis, Changing attitudes: reconsidering the role of Turkish  in the community of Pontic Greeks in Cyprus, 25-42

Chelsie Yount-André, Indexing integration: hierarchies of belonging in secular Paris, 43-64

Meghanne Barker, Belonging and belongings: kinship narratives and material anchors at a second home in Kazakhstan, 65-82

Jolien Makkinga, Belonging to the old and unsuccessfully aged: language  practices in a home in Maastricht, The Netherlands, 83-101

Abbie Hantgan, Choices in language accommodation at the crossroads: convergence, divergence, and mixing, 102-118

Book reviews, 165-191

Christopher Antweiler, Our common denominator: human universals revisited (Dylan Shaul), 165-167

Jeanne Favret-Saada, The anti-witch (reviewed by Melyn McKay), 167-171

Curtis M. Hinsley and David R. Hilcox (eds.), Coming of age in Chicago: the 1893 World’s Fair and the coalescence of American anthropology (Jaanika Vider) 171-174

Michael Lambek, The ethical condition: essays on action, person, and value (Riccardo Jaede), 174-183

Sally Falk Moore, Comparing impossibilities: selected essays of Sally Falk Moore (Emilia Antiglio), 184-188

Lidia Dina Sciama (ed.), Humour, comedy and laughter: obscenities, paradoxes, insights and the renewal of life (Venetia Congdon), 188-191

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