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Coupland, Nikolas, Justine Coupland and Howard Giles. 1991. Language, society and the elderly: discourse, identity and ageing. (Language in Society 18). Oxford: Blackwell. xi + 220 pp.
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This volume deals with language policy and sociolinguistic implications of the emerging demographics of an 'ageing' society, addressing issues as aged people's discourse strategies -referring to the Communication Accomodation Theory-, language decline, and intergenerational (mis)communication.

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