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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Ronald Wardhaugh, (electronic book.)

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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Title
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Statement of responsibility
Ronald Wardhaugh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This fully revised textbook is a new edition of Ronald Wardhaugh's popular and accessible An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. Provides an accessible, comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics that reflects new developments in the field.Fully revised, with 130 new and updated references to bring the book completely up-to-date.Includes suggested readings, discussion sections, and exercises. Features increased emphasis on issues of identity, solidarity, and power Discusses topics such as language dialects, pidgins and creoles, cod
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Wardhaugh, Ronald
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Sociolinguistics
Label
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Ronald Wardhaugh, (electronic book.)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 726-818) and index
Contents
  • Cover; Content; ffirs; Title; Copyright; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; Knowledge of Language; Variation; Language and Society; Sociolinguistics and the Sociology of Language; Methodological Concerns; Further Reading; Overview; Part I Languages and Communities; 2 Languages, Dialects, and Varieties; Language or Dialect?; Standardization; Regional Dialects; Social Dialects; Styles, Registers, and Beliefs; Further Reading; 3 Pidgins and Creoles; Lingua Francas; Definitions; Distribution and Characteristics; Origins; From Pidgin to Creole and Beyond; Further Reading; 4 Codes; Diglossia
  • Bilingualism and MultilingualismCode-Switching; Accommodation; Further Reading; 5 Speech Communities; Definitions; Intersecting Communities; Networks and Repertoires; Further Reading; Part II Inherent Variety; 6 Language Variation; Regional Variation; The Linguistic Variable; Social Variation; Data Collection and Analysis; Further Reading; 7 Some Findings and Issues; An Early Study; New York City; Norwich and Reading; A Variety of Studies; Belfast; Controversies; Further Reading; 8 Change; The Traditional View; Some Changes in Progress; The Process of Change; Further Reading
  • Part III Words at Work9 Words and Culture; Whorf; Kinship; Taxonomies; Color; Prototypes; Taboo and Euphemism; Further Reading; 10 Ethnographies; Varieties of Talk; The Ethnography of Speaking; Ethnomethodology; Further Reading; 11 Solidarity and Politeness; Tu and Vous; Address Terms; Politeness; Further Reading; 12 Talk and Action; Speech Acts; Cooperation; Conversation; Further Reading; Part IV Understanding and Intervening; 13 Gender; Differences; Possible Explanations; Further Reading; 14 Disadvantage; Codes Again; African American English; Consequences for Education; Further Reading
  • 15 PlanningIssues; A Variety of Situations; Further Examples; Winners and Losers; Further Reading; 16 Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
PURCH EBC707941
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
834 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9781405186681
Specific material designation
remote
Type of computer file
PDF.
Label
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Ronald Wardhaugh, (electronic book.)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 726-818) and index
Contents
  • Cover; Content; ffirs; Title; Copyright; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; Knowledge of Language; Variation; Language and Society; Sociolinguistics and the Sociology of Language; Methodological Concerns; Further Reading; Overview; Part I Languages and Communities; 2 Languages, Dialects, and Varieties; Language or Dialect?; Standardization; Regional Dialects; Social Dialects; Styles, Registers, and Beliefs; Further Reading; 3 Pidgins and Creoles; Lingua Francas; Definitions; Distribution and Characteristics; Origins; From Pidgin to Creole and Beyond; Further Reading; 4 Codes; Diglossia
  • Bilingualism and MultilingualismCode-Switching; Accommodation; Further Reading; 5 Speech Communities; Definitions; Intersecting Communities; Networks and Repertoires; Further Reading; Part II Inherent Variety; 6 Language Variation; Regional Variation; The Linguistic Variable; Social Variation; Data Collection and Analysis; Further Reading; 7 Some Findings and Issues; An Early Study; New York City; Norwich and Reading; A Variety of Studies; Belfast; Controversies; Further Reading; 8 Change; The Traditional View; Some Changes in Progress; The Process of Change; Further Reading
  • Part III Words at Work9 Words and Culture; Whorf; Kinship; Taxonomies; Color; Prototypes; Taboo and Euphemism; Further Reading; 10 Ethnographies; Varieties of Talk; The Ethnography of Speaking; Ethnomethodology; Further Reading; 11 Solidarity and Politeness; Tu and Vous; Address Terms; Politeness; Further Reading; 12 Talk and Action; Speech Acts; Cooperation; Conversation; Further Reading; Part IV Understanding and Intervening; 13 Gender; Differences; Possible Explanations; Further Reading; 14 Disadvantage; Codes Again; African American English; Consequences for Education; Further Reading
  • 15 PlanningIssues; A Variety of Situations; Further Examples; Winners and Losers; Further Reading; 16 Conclusion; References; Index
Control code
PURCH EBC707941
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
834 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
There is no limit to the number of simultaneous users but there is a limit of 325 uses (cumulative between all users) in each 12 month period, from the date of purchase. Library staff are alerted when the remaining number of uses is low and will decide whether to buy another copy.Printing is restricted to 20% of the total pages of the ebook, per patron. Copying and pasting is restricted to 5% of the total pages of the ebook, per person. However, printing and copy and paste permissions in excess of this may be granted by some publishers
Isbn
9781405186681
Specific material designation
remote
Type of computer file
PDF.

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