Clinical Sociolinguistics / Edition 1

Clinical Sociolinguistics / Edition 1

by Martin J. Ball
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405112492

ISBN-13: 9781405112499

Pub. Date: 08/29/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Clinical Sociolinguistics examines how sociolinguistic research paradigms can be applied to assessment, diagnosis and treatment in the clinical situation.

  • fills gap in the literature for speech-language pathologists by addressing how sociolinguistic research paradigms can be applied to assessment, diagnosis and treatment in the clinical situation
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    Overview

    Clinical Sociolinguistics examines how sociolinguistic research paradigms can be applied to assessment, diagnosis and treatment in the clinical situation.

  • fills gap in the literature for speech-language pathologists by addressing how sociolinguistic research paradigms can be applied to assessment, diagnosis and treatment in the clinical situation
  • collects newly commissioned articles written by top scholars in the field
  • includes chapters that outline findings from sociolinguistic research over the last 40 years and point to the relevance of such findings for practicing speech-language pathologists
  • discusses topics including bilingualism, code-switching, language planning, and African-American English
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781405112499
    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Publication date:
    08/29/2005
    Series:
    Language in Society Series
    Pages:
    356
    Product dimensions:
    6.30(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.18(d)

    Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Pt. ISociolinguistic research1
    1Language, communities, networks and practices3
    2Regional and social variation15
    3Language and gender26
    4Bilingualism and multilingualism36
    5Code-switching and diglossia49
    6Language and power63
    7Language and culture74
    8African American English87
    9Language change101
    10Language planning120
    11Dialect perception and attitudes to variation133
    Pt. IIA clinical sociolinguistics151
    12Acquisition of sociolinguistic variation153
    13Bi- and multilingual language acquisition165
    14Assessing language in children who speak a nonmainstream dialect of English180
    15Childhood bilingualism : distinguishing difference from disorder193
    16Speech perception, hearing impairment and linguistic variation207
    17Aphasia in multilingual populations219
    18Designing assessments for multilingual children230
    19Literacy as a sociolinguistic process for clinical purposes242
    20The sociolinguistics of sign languages250
    21Managing linguistic diversity in the clinic : interpreters in speech-language pathology265

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