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Halliday, M.A.K. 1971. Language in social perspective. Educational Review 23 (3) : 165–188.
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What is the nature of language, as seen from the point of view of a social theory? More particularly, what aspects of language are highlighted in order to understand its functions in the socialization of the child, and in the process of education; and what do we learn about language when it is approached in this way?