The Resource Urban Jamaican creole : variation in the mesolect, Peter L. Patrick

Urban Jamaican creole : variation in the mesolect, Peter L. Patrick

Label
Urban Jamaican creole : variation in the mesolect
Title
Urban Jamaican creole
Title remainder
variation in the mesolect
Statement of responsibility
Peter L. Patrick
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A synchronic sociolinguistic study of Jamaican Creole (JC) as spoken in urban Kingston, this work uses variationist methods to closely investigate two key concepts of Atlantic Creole studies: the mesolect, and the creole continuum. One major concern is to describe how linguistic variation patterns with social influences. Is there a linguistic continuum? How does it correlate with social factors? The complex organization of an urbanizing Caribbean society and the highly variable nature of mesolectal speech norms and behavior present a challenge to sociolinguistic variation theory. The second chi
Member of
Cataloging source
INU
Dewey number
427/.97292
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PM7874.J3
LC item number
P38 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • indexes
Series statement
Varieties of English around the world. General series
Series volume
v. 17
Label
Urban Jamaican creole : variation in the mesolect, Peter L. Patrick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-320) and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
URBAN JAMAICAN CREOLE; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 The Urban Speech Community of Kingston, Jamaica; CHAPTER 3 Field Methods and Data Analysis; CHAPTER 4 Phonolexical Variation: Palatal Glides; CHAPTER 5 Phonological Variation: Consonant Cluster Simplification; CHAPTER 6 Creole Pre-Verbal Past-Markers; CHAPTER 7 Past-Marking by Verb Inflection; CHAPTER 8 Social Variation in the Veeton Speech Community; References; Index of Language Varieties
Control code
ocm70765185
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 329 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781556194481
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24232853
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70765185
  • pebcs155619448X

Library Locations

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