Global English Slang: Methodologies and Perspectives

Global English Slang: Methodologies and Perspectives

by Julie Coleman (Editor)


$50.30 $52.95 Save 5% Current price is $50.3, Original price is $52.95. You Save 5%.
View All Available Formats & Editions
Want it by Wednesday, December 19 Order now and choose Expedited Shipping during checkout.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415842686
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/22/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Julie Coleman is Head of the School of English at the University of Leicester, UK and Chair of the International Society for Historical Lexicography and Lexicology. She has published four volumes on the history of cant and slang dictionaries in addition to The Life of Slang (2012).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Understanding Slang in a Global Context, Julie Coleman Part I: Contemporary Slang in the United States and England 1. Hip Hop Slang, Tom Dalzell 2. Inner-City Slang of New York, Madeline Kripke 3. American College Student Slang: University of North Carolina (2005-2012), Connie Eble 4. Slang Used by Students at the University of Leicester (2004-2011), Julie Coleman 5. Multi-Cultural London English: The New ‘Youthspeak’, Jonathon Green 6. The New Canting Crew, Tony Thorne Part II: Slang in Other English-speaking Countries 7. Australian Slang, Bruce Moore 8. Slang in Godzone (Aotearoa-New Zealand), Dianne Bardsley 9. Scottish Slang, Maggie Scott 10. Jamaican Slang, Joseph T. Farquharson and Byron Jones 11. Indian English Slang, James Lambert Part III: English Influence on tche Slang of Other Languages 12. English Influence on Norwegian Teenage Slang, Ingrid Kristine Hasund and Eli-Marie Drange 13. The Influence of English Slang on Italian, Elisa Mattiello 14. Some Trends in Japanese Slang, James Stanlaw Part IV: Slang and the Internet 15. Slang in New Media: A Case Study, Michael Adams 16. Urban Dictionary and the Documentation of Contemporary Slang, Aaron Peckham and Julie Coleman 17. Gestural Slang, Terry Victor 18. Global English Slang in the Era of Big Data, Julie Coleman

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews