Language and Social Networks / Edition 2

Language and Social Networks / Edition 2

by Lesley Milroy
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631153144

ISBN-13: 9780631153146

Pub. Date: 01/16/1991

Publisher: Wiley

First published in 1980, Language and Social Networks has had a great influence on the development of sociolinguistics. The second edition incorporates an extensive new chapter reappraising the original research and discussing other sociolinguistic work in the same paradigm.

Overview

First published in 1980, Language and Social Networks has had a great influence on the development of sociolinguistics. The second edition incorporates an extensive new chapter reappraising the original research and discussing other sociolinguistic work in the same paradigm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631153146
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/16/1991
Series:
Language in Society Series
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the Second Edition.

Acknowledgements.

1. Language, Class and Community.

2. Obtaining Data in the Speech Community: Major Principles.

3. Studying Language in the Community: The Fieldworker and the Social Network.

4. The Social Context of Speech Events.

5. The Quantitative Analysis of Linguistic Data.

6. The Language of the Individual Speaker: Patterns of Variation and Network Structure.

7. Conclusions and Theoretical Implications.

Appendix.

References.

Index.

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