The Resource An introduction to sociolinguistics, Janet Holmes

An introduction to sociolinguistics, Janet Holmes

Label
An introduction to sociolinguistics
Title
An introduction to sociolinguistics
Statement of responsibility
Janet Holmes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
306.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Learning about language
Label
An introduction to sociolinguistics, Janet Holmes
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previous ed.: 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • mel
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 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-mixing -- 3.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 --
  • Contents note continued: Section II Language Variation: Focus on Users -- 6.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 --
  • Contents note continued: 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 sexuality -- Sexist 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 -- Sociolinguistic universals
Control code
000050642756
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
489 pages
Isbn
9781408276747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30477840
System control number
  • (OCoLC)830737379
  • md30477840

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Melbourne Burwood CampusBorrow it
      221 Burwood Highway, Burwood, Victoria, 3125, AU
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