The Resource An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, (electronic resource)

An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, (electronic resource)

Label
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Title
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
306.44
Index
index present
LC call number
P40
LC item number
.H66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Learning about Language
Label
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Brief Contents; Table of Contents; Preface to Fourth Edition; Preface to Third Edition; Preface to Second Edition; Preface to First Edition; Author's Acknowledgements; Publisher's Acknowledgements; 1 What do sociolinguists study?; What is a sociolinguist?; Why do we say the same thing in different ways?; What are the different ways we say things?; Social factors, dimensions and explanations; Section I Multilingual Speech Communities; 2 Language choice in multilingual communities; Choosing your variety or code; Diglossia
  • Code-switching or code-mixing3 Language maintenance and shift; Language shift in different communities; Language death and language loss; Factors contributing to language shift; How can a minority language be maintained?; Language revival; 4 Linguistic varieties and multilingual nations; Vernacular languages; Standard languages; Lingua francas; Pidgins and creoles; 5 National languages and language planning; National and official languages; Planning for a national official language; Developing a standard variety in Norway; The linguist's role in language planning
  • Section II Language Variation: Focus on Users6 Regional and social dialects; Regional variation; Social variation; Social dialects; 7 Gender and age; Gender-exclusive speech differences: highly structured communities; Gender-preferential speech features: social dialect research; Gender and social class; Explanations of women's linguistic behaviour; Age-graded features of speech; Age and social dialect data; Age grading and language change; 8 Ethnicity and social networks; Ethnicity; Social networks; 9 Language change; Variation and change; How do changes spread?
  • How do we study language change?Reasons for language change; Section III Language Variation: Focus on Uses; 10 Style, context and register; Addressee as an influence on style; Accommodation theory; Context, style and class; Style in non-Western societies; Register; 11 Speech functions, politeness and cross-cultural communication; The functions of speech; Politeness and address forms; Linguistic politeness in different cultures; 12 Gender, politeness and stereotypes; Women's language and confidence; Interaction; Gossip; The linguistic construction of gender
  • The linguistic construction of sexualitySexist language; 13 Language, cognition and culture; Language and perception; Whorf; Linguistic categories and culture; Discourse patterns and culture; Language, social class and cognition; 14 Analysing discourse; Pragmatics and politeness theory; Ethnography of speaking; Interactional sociolinguistics; Conversation Analysis (CA); Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA); 15 Attitudes and applications; Attitudes to language; Sociolinguistics and education; Sociolinguistics and forensic linguistics; 16 Conclusion; Sociolinguistic competence; Dimensions of sociolinguistic analysis
Control code
co7483554
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed
Extent
1 online resource ( 510 pages.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317860723
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b29316030
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ybp11324483
  • (OCoLC)862611094
  • pebco1317860721

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