Norms and the study of language in social life

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Norms and the study of language in social life. / Mortensen, Janus (Redaktør); Kraft, Kamilla (Redaktør).

Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter, 2022. (Language and Social Life).

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Mortensen, J & Kraft, K (red) 2022, Norms and the study of language in social life. Language and Social Life, Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin.

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Mortensen, J., & Kraft, K. (red.) (Accepteret/In press). Norms and the study of language in social life. Mouton de Gruyter. Language and Social Life

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Mortensen J, (ed.), Kraft K, (ed.). Norms and the study of language in social life. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2022. (Language and Social Life).

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Mortensen, Janus (Redaktør) ; Kraft, Kamilla (Redaktør). / Norms and the study of language in social life. Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter, 2022. (Language and Social Life).

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