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What is sociolinguistics?

Author: Gerard Van Herk
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Linguistics in the world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's rare to encounter a textbook that one will want to read cover to cover. But Gerard van Herk has written exactly that, introducing students to the field of sociolinguistics as the best teachers do: with excitement, humor, and deep knowledge. What is Sociolinguistics? is a tour through the major issues that define the field, such as region, status, gender, time, language attitudes, interaction, and style, while  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Van Herk, Gerard.
What is sociolinguistics.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011034986
(OCoLC)733222223
Print version:
Van Herk, Gerard.
What is sociolinguistics?.
Chichester, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011034986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Van Herk
ISBN: 9781444356953 144435695X 9781444356960 1444356968
OCLC Number: 785779929
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 243 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Contents: 1. Introduction --.2. Language and society --
3. Place --
4. Social status --
5. Time --
6. Ethnicity --
7. Gender and identity --
8. Style --
9. Interaction --
10. Multilingualism --
11. Language contact --
12. Attitudes and ideologies --
13. Language as a social entity --
14. Education --
15. What is sociolinguistics?
Series Title: Linguistics in the world.
Responsibility: Gerard Van Herk.

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