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An introduction to sociolinguistics

An introduction to sociolinguistics

Author: Ronald Wardhaugh
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell textbooks in linguistics, 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
"In 1986 Ronald Wardhaugh provided the world of sociolinguistics with a popular and accessible textbook for introductory students. Keeping in step with this ever-changing field, this fifth edition has been thoroughly revised with 130 new and updated references and increased emphasis on issues of identity, solidarity, and power."--Jacket.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wardhaugh, Ronald.
Introduction to sociolinguistics.
Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006
(DLC) 2005019312
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Wardhaugh
ISBN: 1405150211 9781405150217 140513559X 9781405135597
OCLC Number: 62502634
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 418 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Languages and communities --
Inherent variety --
Words at work --
Understanding and intervening.
Series Title: Blackwell textbooks in linguistics, 4.
Responsibility: Ronald Wardhaugh.
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Presents a comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics that reflects fresh developments in the field.  Read more...


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