List of Figures.
List of Tables.
Introduction: Variation and Agency.
Interpreting the Meaning of Variation.
The Social Order of Belten High.
Sociolinguistic Research in the School.
The Vocalic Variables.
Outline of Variation in Belten High.
We Are What We Do.
Friendships, Networks, and Communities of Practice.
Style, Social Meaning, and Sound Change.