Uptake (un)limited: The mediatization of register shifting in US public discourse

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleUptake (un)limited: The mediatization of register shifting in US public discourse Author(S)Debbie Cole (Author)
Abstract  We observe that mediatization (Agha 2011b) creates and maintains the conditions by which some messages and uptake formulations remain unavailable to larger audiences while others are continuously recycled and increasingly accessible. We argue that the maintenance of the unequal divisions of semiotic labor in ways that mirror socioeconomic inequalities at an increasingly global scale can be facilitated by mediatization as currently practiced ...Paginationp449-470
SubjectSociologyDescriptorsSociolinguistics
Journal TitleLanguage in Society  
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