ISBN-10:
0312175736
ISBN-13:
9780312175733
Pub. Date:
07/15/1997
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Sociolinguistics: A Reader and Coursebook (Modern Linguistics Series) / Edition 1

Sociolinguistics: A Reader and Coursebook (Modern Linguistics Series) / Edition 1

by Nikolas Coupland, Adam Jaworski

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ISBN-13: 9780312175733
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 07/15/1997
Series: Modern Linguistics Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.19(w) x 9.67(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

John Haldon Lectures at the Centre for Byzantine Studies, University of Birmingham.

Table of Contents

Introduction PART 1: SOCIOLINGUISTICS: ORIGINS, DEFINITIONS AND APPROACHES The Scope of Sociolinguistics; D.Hymes Linguistics and Sociolinguistics; W.Labov The Sociology of Language; J.Fishman Language in a Social Perspective; M.Halliday Communicative Competence; J.J.Gumperz Social Semiotics, Style and Ideology; R.Hodge & G.Kress Demythologizing Sociolinguistics; D.Cameron PART 2: METHODS FOR STUDYING LANGUAGE IN SOCIETY Field Linguistics; L.Milroy Field Methods in the Study of Social Dialects; W.Wolfram & R.W.Fasold Speech Events and Natural Speech; N.Wolfson The Ethnographic Analysis of Communicative Events; M.Saville-Troike Ethics, Advocacy and Empowerment in Researching Language; D.Cameron, E.Frazer, P.Harvey, B.Rampton & K.Richardson PART 3: VARIATIONIST SOCIOLINGUISTICS The Social Stratification of (r) in New York City Department Stores; W.Labov The Social Differentiation of English in Norwich; P.Trudgill Linguistic Variation and Social Function; J.Cheshire Network Structure and Linguistic Change; J.Milroy The Whole Woman: Sex and Gender Differences in Variation; P.Eckert PART 4: STYLISTIC VARIATION Accommodation Theory; H.Giles & P.Powesland Language Style as Audience Design; A.Bell Acts of Conflicting Identity: The Sociolinguistics of British Pop-song Pronunciation; P.Trudgill PART 5: LANGUAGE, ATTITUDES AND SOCIAL STEREOTYPES Social Groups and Social Stereotypes; M.Hewstone & H.Giles Social Class and the Identification of Sex in Children's Speech; J.R.Edwards Language Attitudes in a Danish Movie-theatre; T.Kristiansen Language Policies and Language Attitudes: le Monde de la Francophonie; R.Y.Bourhis PART 6: MULTILINGUALISM Language, Ethnicity and Racism; J.A.Fishman Language Standardisation; E.Haugen Pidgin English Advertising; S.Romaine Language Selection and Switching in Three Strasbourg Department Stores; P.Gardner-Chloros Language Change and Sex Roles in a Bilingual Community; S.Gal PART 7: INTERACTIONAL SOCIOLINGUISTICS Interethnic Communication; J.J.Gumperz Patois and the Politics of Protest: Black English in British Classrooms; V.Edwards Interaction: The Work Women Do; P.M.Fishman Cultural Dimensions of Language Acquisition; E.Ochs PART 8: LANGUAGE AND CULTURE The Relation of Habitual Thought and Behaviour to Language; B.L.Whorf The Biculture in the Bilingual; M.Agar Rules for Ritual Insults; W.Labov The Sociology of Compliment Work in Polish and English; R.K.Herbert

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