Intro To Sociolinguistics 4e / Edition 5

Intro To Sociolinguistics 4e / Edition 5

by Ronald Wardhaugh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631225404

ISBN-13: 9780631225409

Pub. Date: 10/29/2001

Publisher: Wiley

Since it first appeared more than fifteen years ago, Ronald Wardhaugh's An Introduction to Sociolinguistics has been an immensely popular textbook for courses in sociolinguistics and the sociology of language.

  • Provides an accessible, comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics that reflects new developments in the field
  • Features revisions and
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Overview

Since it first appeared more than fifteen years ago, Ronald Wardhaugh's An Introduction to Sociolinguistics has been an immensely popular textbook for courses in sociolinguistics and the sociology of language.

  • Provides an accessible, comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics that reflects new developments in the field
  • Features revisions and updates throughout the text, further reading sections, exercises, and references
  • Offers continuity and compatibility with the third edition

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631225409
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/29/2001
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics Series, #23
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.66(h) x 1.27(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

1. Introduction.

Part I: Languages and Communities:.

2. Languages, Dialects, and Varieties.

3. Pidgins and Creoles.

4. Codes.

5. Speech Communities.

Part II: Inherent Variety:.

6. Language Variation.

7. Findings and Issues.

8. Change.

Part III: Words at Work:.

9. Words and Culture.

10. Ethnographies.

11. Solidarity and Politeness.

12. Talk and Action.

Part IV: Understanding and Intervening:.

13. Gender.

14. Disadvantage.

15. Planning.

16. Conclusion.

Bibliography.

Index.

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