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Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

John Scott and Gordon Marshall

in A Dictionary of Sociology

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199533008
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191726842
Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

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This hypothesis of linguistic relativity argues that (to quote one of its authors) language ‘is not merely a reproducing instrument

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Subjects: Sociology

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