The Sociolinguistics Reader: Volume 1: Multilingualism and Variation

The Sociolinguistics Reader: Volume 1: Multilingualism and Variation

by Peter Trudgill, Jenny Cheshire
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340652063

ISBN-13: 9780340652060

Pub. Date: 04/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This two-volume text presents a state-of-the-art account of the discipline in the closing years of the twentieth century. The books chart the liveliest areas in contemporary sociolinguistics: variation, multilingualism, gender, and discourse and include helpful introductions and other aids to the student and specialist.

Volume 1 explores the macro-social

Overview

This two-volume text presents a state-of-the-art account of the discipline in the closing years of the twentieth century. The books chart the liveliest areas in contemporary sociolinguistics: variation, multilingualism, gender, and discourse and include helpful introductions and other aids to the student and specialist.

Volume 1 explores the macro-social aspects of sociolinguistics, covering cross-cultural communication problems, the linguistic behavior of bilingual speakers, language contact, the social psychology of language, variation, and the mystery of linguistic change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340652060
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/01/1998
Series:
Arnold Linguistics Readers Series
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

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