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Gregory, Michael J. and Susanne Carroll. 1978. Language and situation: Language varieties and their social contexts. Routledge and Kegan Paul. xi + 113 pp.
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Book – monograph
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The book is concerned with what is involved in looking at the language people use talking or writing to each other at different times, in different places, for different purposes, in different social and personal contexts, and it is concerned with the mutual relations that can be seen to exist between different human social situations and different varieties of a language.