Introduction to Sociolinguistics

ISBN-10: 140513559X

ISBN-13: 9781405135597

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Ronald Wardhaugh

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This edition incorporates a wealth of new material which reflects progress in the field since the start of the 1990s. The coverage of topics such as pidgins and creoles, code switching, and language change have been considerably revised and extended.
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/26/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Knowledge of Language
Variation
Scientific Investigation
Language and Society
Sociolinguistics and the Sociology of Language
Methodological Concerns
Overview
Further Reading
Languages and Communities
Languages, Dialects, and Varieties
Language and Dialect
Regional Dialects
Social Dialects
Styles, Registers, and Beliefs
Further Reading
Pidgins and Creoles
Lingua Francas
Definitions
Distribution and Characteristics
Origins
From Pidgin to Creole
Further Reading
Codes
Diglossia
Bilingualism and Multilingualism
Code-Switching
Further Reading
Speech Communities
Definitions
Intersecting Communities
Networks and Repertoires
Further Reading
Inherent Variety
Language Variation
Regional Variation
The Linguistic Variable
Linguistic and Social Variation
Data Collection and Analysis
Further Reading
Some Findings and Issues
An Early Study
New York City
Norwich and Reading
A Variety of Studies
Belfast
Controversies
Further Reading
Change
The Traditional View
Changes in Progress
The Process of Change
Further Reading
Words at Work
Words and Culture
Whorf
Kinship
Taxonomies
Color
Prototypes
Taboo and Euphemism
Further Reading
Ethnographies
Varieties of Talk
The Ethnography of Speaking
Ethnomethodology
Further Reading
Solidarity and Politeness
Tu and Vous
Address Terms
Politeness
Further Reading
Talk and Action
Speech Acts
Cooperation
Conversation
Further Reading
Understanding and Intervening
Gender
Differences
Possible Explanations
Further Reading
Disadvantage
Codes Again
African American Vernacular English
Consequences for Education
Further Reading
Planning
Issues
A Variety of Situations
Further Examples
Winners and Losers
Further Reading
Conclusion
Reference
Index
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