skip to content
Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society.

Author: Gregory R Guy; Crawford Feagin; Deborah Schiffrin; John Baugh
Publisher: Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This is a two-volume collection of original research papers designed to reflect the breadth and depth of the impact that William Labov has had on linguistic science. Four areas of 'Labovian' linguistics are addressed: First is the study of variation and change; the papers in sections I and II of the first volume take this as their central theme, with a focus on either the social context and uses of language (I) or  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Guy, Gregory R.
Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society.
Amsterdam/Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, ©1996
Named Person: William Labov; William Labov
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory R Guy; Crawford Feagin; Deborah Schiffrin; John Baugh
ISBN: 9789027276292 9027276293 1283312611 9781283312615
OCLC Number: 759101620
Description: 1 online resource (454 pages)
Contents: TOWARDS A SOCIAL SCIENCE OF LANGUAGE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Foreword; I. The Social Organization of Variation and Change; Dialect Typology: Isolation, Social Network and Phonological Structure; Dialectand Style in the Speech of Upper Class Philadelphia; (ay) Goes to the City Exploring the expressive use of variation; SocialClass and Language Variation in Bilingual Speech Communities; "Why do women do this?" Sex and Gender Differences in Speech; Interactional Conditioning of Linguistic Heterogeneity; Peaksand Glides in Southern States Short-a. Denasalization of the Velar Nasal in Tokyo Japanese: Observations in Real TimeII. The Linguistic Structure of Variation and Change; Variation and Drift: Loss of Agreement in Germanic; Turning Different at the Turn of the Century: 19th Century Brazilian Portuguese; Form and Function in Linguistic Variation; The History of the Ancient Hebrew Modal System and Labov's Rule of Compensatory Structural Change; Phonetic Evidence for the Evolution of Lexical Classes: The Case of a Montreal French Vowel Shift; Phonological Rule Set Complexity in a Very Large Vocabulary Word Recognition System. III. African-American Varieties of EnglishThe Origins of Variation in Guyanese; The Urbanization of Creole Phonology: Variation and Change in Jamaican (KYA); CopulaVariabilityin Jamaican Creole and African American Vernacular English: A Reanalysis of DeCamp's Texts; Contraction and Deletion in African American Vernacular English: Creole History and Relationship to Euro-American English; Dimensions of a Theory of Econolinguistics; William Labov: A Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Variation and change in language and society

Abstract:

This is a two-volume collection of original research papers designed to reflect the breadth and depth of the impact that William Labov has had on linguistic science. Four areas of 'Labovian' linguistics are addressed: First is the study of variation and change; the papers in sections I and II of the first volume take this as their central theme, with a focus on either the social context and uses of language (I) or on the the internal linguistic dynamics of variation and change (II). The study of African American English, and other language varieties in the Americas spoken by people of African.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/759101620> # Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society.
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "759101620" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Place/amsterdam_philadelphia> ; # Amsterdam/Philadelphia
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/pau> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/language_and_languages> ; # Language and languages
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/discourse_analysis_social_aspects> ; # Discourse analysis--Social aspects
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_linguistics_sociolinguistics> ; # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Linguistics--Sociolinguistics
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/language_and_languages_variation> ; # Language and languages--Variation
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123847> ; # Sociolinguistics
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/306.4/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/labov_william> ; # William Labov
    schema:alternateName "Variation and change in language and society" ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/baugh_john> ; # John Baugh
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/feagin_crawford> ; # Crawford Feagin
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/schiffrin_deborah> ; # Deborah Schiffrin
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/guy_gregory_r> ; # Gregory R. Guy
    schema:datePublished "1996" ;
    schema:description "This is a two-volume collection of original research papers designed to reflect the breadth and depth of the impact that William Labov has had on linguistic science. Four areas of 'Labovian' linguistics are addressed: First is the study of variation and change; the papers in sections I and II of the first volume take this as their central theme, with a focus on either the social context and uses of language (I) or on the the internal linguistic dynamics of variation and change (II). The study of African American English, and other language varieties in the Americas spoken by people of African."@en ;
    schema:description "TOWARDS A SOCIAL SCIENCE OF LANGUAGE; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; Preface; Foreword; I. The Social Organization of Variation and Change; Dialect Typology: Isolation, Social Network and Phonological Structure; Dialectand Style in the Speech of Upper Class Philadelphia; (ay) Goes to the City Exploring the expressive use of variation; SocialClass and Language Variation in Bilingual Speech Communities; "Why do women do this?" Sex and Gender Differences in Speech; Interactional Conditioning of Linguistic Heterogeneity; Peaksand Glides in Southern States Short-a."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/141533210> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#CreativeWork/towards_a_social_science_of_language_papers_in_honor_of_william_labov_volume_1_variation_and_change_in_language_and_society> ;
    schema:name "Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society."@en ;
    schema:productID "759101620" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/759101620#PublicationEvent/amsterdam_philadelphia_john_benjamins_pub_co_1996> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Agent/john_benjamins_pub_co> ; # John Benjamins Pub. Co.
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=400901> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=331261&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=794841> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=331261> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789027276292> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781283312615> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/759101620> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Agent/john_benjamins_pub_co> # John Benjamins Pub. Co.
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "John Benjamins Pub. Co." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/baugh_john> # John Baugh
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Baugh" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Baugh" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/feagin_crawford> # Crawford Feagin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Feagin" ;
    schema:givenName "Crawford" ;
    schema:name "Crawford Feagin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/guy_gregory_r> # Gregory R. Guy
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Guy" ;
    schema:givenName "Gregory R." ;
    schema:name "Gregory R. Guy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/labov_william> # William Labov
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Labov" ;
    schema:givenName "William" ;
    schema:name "William Labov" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Person/schiffrin_deborah> # Deborah Schiffrin
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Schiffrin" ;
    schema:givenName "Deborah" ;
    schema:name "Deborah Schiffrin" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Place/amsterdam_philadelphia> # Amsterdam/Philadelphia
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Amsterdam/Philadelphia" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/discourse_analysis_social_aspects> # Discourse analysis--Social aspects
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Discourse analysis--Social aspects"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/language_and_languages> # Language and languages
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Language and languages"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/language_and_languages_variation> # Language and languages--Variation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Language and languages--Variation"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#Topic/language_arts_&_disciplines_linguistics_sociolinguistics> # LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Linguistics--Sociolinguistics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES--Linguistics--Sociolinguistics"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1123847> # Sociolinguistics
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sociolinguistics"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/141533210#CreativeWork/towards_a_social_science_of_language_papers_in_honor_of_william_labov_volume_1_variation_and_change_in_language_and_society>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/759101620> ; # Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781283312615>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1283312611" ;
    schema:isbn "9781283312615" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9789027276292>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "9027276293" ;
    schema:isbn "9789027276292" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/759101620>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/759101620> ; # Towards a Social Science of Language : Papers in honor of William Labov. Volume 1: Variation and change in language and society.
    schema:dateModified "2016-09-15" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.