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Sociolinguistics : a reader and coursebook

Author: Nikolas Coupland; Adam Jaworski
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1997.
Series: Modern linguistics series.
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Sociolinguistics is a diverse discipline which addresses important questions on how language reflects, structures and dominates social life. This textbook provides a definitive overview of this  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolas Coupland; Adam Jaworski
ISBN: 0333611799 9780333611791 0333611802 9780333611807 0312175728 9780312175726 0312175736 9780312175733
OCLC Number: 37827860
Description: xi, 505 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm.
Contents: The scope of sociolinguistics / Dell Hymes --
Linguistics and sociolinguistics / William Labov --
The sociology of language / Joshua A. Fishman --
Language in a social perspective / Michael Halliday --
Communicative competence / John J. Gumperz --
Social semiotics, style and ideology / Robert Hodge and Gunther Kress --
Demythologizing sociolinguistics / Deborah Cameron --
Field linguistics / Lesley Milroy --
Field methods in the study of social dialects / Walt Wolfram and Ralph W. Fasold --
Speech events and natural speech / Nessa Wolfson --
The ethnographic analysis of communicative events / Muriel Saville-Troike --
Ethics, advocacy, and empowerment in researching language / Deborah Cameron [and others] --
The social stratification of (r) in New York City department stores / William Labov --
The social differentiation of English in Norwich / Peter Trudgill --
Linguistic variation and social function / Jenny Cheshire --
Network structure and linguistic change / James Milroy and Lesley Milroy --
The whole woman : sex and gender differences in variation / Penelope Eckert --
Accommodation theory / Howard Giles and Peter Powesland --
Language style as audience design / Allan Bell --
Acts of conflicting identity : the sociolinguistics of British pop-song pronunciation / Peter Trudgill --
Social groups and social stereotypes / Miles Hewstone and Howard Giles --
Social class differences and the identification of sex in children's speech / John R. Edwards --
Language attitudes in a Danish cinema / Tore Kristiansen --
Language policies and language attitudes : le monde de la francophonie / Richard Y. Bourhis --
Language, ethnicity, and racism / Joshua A. Fishman --
Language standardization / Einar Haugen --
Pidgin English advertising / Suzanne Romaine --
Code-switching : language selection in three Strasbourg department stores / Penelope Gardner-Chloros --
Language change and sex roles in a bilingual community / Susan Gal --
Interethnic communication / John J. Gumperz --
Patois and the politics of protest : Black English in British classrooms / Viv Edwards --
Interaction : the work women do / Pamela M. Fishman --
Cultural dimensions of language acquisition / Elinor Ochs --
The relation of habitual thought and behavior to language / Benjamin Lee Whorf --
The biculture in bilingal / Michael Agar --
Rules for ritual insults / William Labov --
The sociology of compliment work in Polish and English / Robert K. Herbert.
Series Title: Modern linguistics series.
Responsibility: edited by Nikolas Coupland and Adam Jaworski.

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