Seldom Ask, Never Tell: Labor and Discourse in Appalachia by Anita PuckettSeldom Ask, Never Tell: Labor and Discourse in Appalachia by Anita Puckett

Seldom Ask, Never Tell: Labor and Discourse in Appalachia

byAnita Puckett

Hardcover | November 9, 2000

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Puckett takes a new look at the relationship between language, society, and economics by examining how people talk about work in a rural Appalachian community. Through careful analysis of conversations in casual yet commercial contexts, she finds that the construction and maintenance of thisdiscourse is essential to the community's socioeconomic relationships. The volume will appeal to linguists, anthropologists, and scholars in communications and Appalachian studies.

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Anita Puckett is at Virginia Tech.
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Title:Seldom Ask, Never Tell: Labor and Discourse in AppalachiaFormat:HardcoverPublished:November 9, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195102770

ISBN - 13:9780195102772

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