Language and sociality
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1995 Metaphor and the metalanguage: "groups" in northeast Arnhem Land. American Ethnologist. 22(3):502-27.
2011 The language of property. In Y. Musharbash et al. (ed.) Ethnography and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge: Essays in Honour of Nicolas Peterson). Canberra: ANU E-Press.
In press The language of possession: three case studies. Language in Society (April 2013).