"Among the various introductions to sociolinguistics, this one certainly stands out in its comprehensiveness [it] offers a wealth of relevent and correct information." Sociolinguistica (of a previous edition)
An Introduction to Sociolinguisticsby Ronald Wardhaugh
The new edition of Ronald Wardhaugh's immensely popular textbook incorporates a wealth of new material reflecting the progress of the field since the start of the 1990s, with coverage of some 150 recent books or papers.
Meet the Author
Ronald Wardhaugh was formerly Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto. His many successful books include most recently Understanding English Grammar, (Blackwell, 1995).
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