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Briggs, Charles L. 1992. Linguistic ideologies and the naturalization of power in Warao discourse. Pragmatics 2 (3) : 387–404.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject


This paper examines the situated use of linguistic ideologies in interaction between Warao speakers. The analysis is based on a study of the role age, gender, and social status play in shaping the societal distribution of linguistic ideologies.