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Author: Christina Bratt Paulston; G Richard Tucker
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell, 2003.
Series: Linguistics.
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A collection of classic articles that have helped define the field of sociolinguistics and provide the foundation for future research, paired with more recent articles which indicate the direction the field has taken or the ways in which ideas were elaborated and challenged.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Bratt Paulston; G Richard Tucker
ISBN: 0631227164 9780631227168 0631227172 9780631227175
OCLC Number: 50782921
Description: 496 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Notes on Authors. Preface. Acknowledgments. Part I: History of Sociolinguistics: Introduction. A Brief History of American Sociolinguistics: Roger W. Shuy. Reflections on the Origins of Sociolinguistics in Europe: Louis-Jean Calvet. Part II: Ethnography of Speaking: Introduction. Models of Interaction of Language and Social Life: Dell Hymes. Lands I Came to Sing: Negotiating Identities and Places in the Tuscan Contrasto: Valentina Pagliai. Part III: Pragmatics: Introduction. Narrative and Discourse Analysis. Narrative Analysis: Oral Versions of Personal Experience: William Labov and Joshua Waletzky. Narrative Analysis: Thirty Years Later: Emanuel A. Schegloff. Narrative Structure: Some Contrasts between Maori and Pakeha Story-telling: Janet Holmes. Conversational Analysis. Contextualization Conventions: John J. Gumperz. Address Studies. The Pronouns of Power and Solidarity: Roger Brown and Albert Gilman. Speech Acts. Compliments: Janet Holmes. Part IV: Language and Gender: Introduction. Selections from Language and Woman's Place: Robin Lakoff. The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies: Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender Dominance: Deborah Tannen. Part V: Language and Variation: Introduction. Some Sociolinguistic Principles: William Labov. On Constructing Vernacular Dialect Norms: Walt Wolfram. The Linguistic Individual in an American Public-Opinion Survey: Barbara Johnstone. Part VI: Pidgins and Creoles: Introduction. Trade Jargons and Creole Dialects as Marginal Languages: John E. Reinecke. Part VII: Individual Bilingualism: Introduction. A Social Psychology of Bilingualism: Wallace E. Lambert. BICS and CALP: Origins and Rationale for the Distinction: Jim Cummins. Linguistic Diversity, Schooling, and Social Class: Rethinking Our Conception of Language Proficiency in Language Minority Education: Jeff MacSwan and Kellie Rolstad. Part VIII: Diglossia: Introduction. Diglossia: Charles Ferguson. Bilingualism With and Without Diglossia: Joshua A. Fishman. Toward the Systematic Study of Diglossia: Alan Hudson. Part IX: Group Bilingualism: Introduction. Empirical Explorations of Two Popular Assumptions: Interpolity Perspective on the Relationships between Linguistic Heterogeneity, Civil Strife, and Per Capita Gross National Product: Joshua A. Fishman. Linguistic Minorities and Language Policies: Christina Bratt Paulston. Part X: Language Policies and Planning: Introduction. Dialect, Language, Nation: Einar Haugen. Language Planning Goals: A Classification: Moshe Nahir. Literacy and Language Planning: Nancy H. Hornberger. Part XI: Multilingualism, Policies and Education: Introduction. A Global Perspective on Bilingualism and Bilingual Education: G. Richard Tucker. Language Policies and Language Rights: Christina Bratt Paulston. Index.
Series Title: Linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Christina Bratt Paulston and G. Richard Tucker.


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