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The Resource An introduction to English sociolinguistics, Graeme Trousdale

An introduction to English sociolinguistics, Graeme Trousdale

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An introduction to English sociolinguistics
Title
An introduction to English sociolinguistics
Statement of responsibility
Graeme Trousdale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This textbook, aimed primarily at beginning undergraduates studying for degrees in English, provides an introduction to a range of sociolinguistic theories and the insights they provide for a greater understanding of varieties of English, past and present. Drawing on both qualitative and quantitative approaches to sociolinguistic variation, the book provides a systematic overview of such topics as: 'English' as a social and as a linguistic concept The relationship between regional and social dialectology, and their application to the study of English English historical sociolinguistics, from Old English to late Modern English Sociolinguistics and change in English Outcomes of contact involving varieties of English English and language planning English, sociolinguistics and linguistic theory. The book contains data drawn from studies of English as it is used around the world. Throughout, there is an emphasis on facilitating a deeper understanding of linguistic variation in English and the social, political and cultural contexts in which speakers and writers of English operate
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
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Trousdale, Graeme
Dewey number
306.44
Index
index present
LC call number
P40
LC item number
.T76 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Edinburgh textbooks on the English language
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  • Sociolinguistics
  • English language
  • English language
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • English language
  • English language
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Soziolinguistik
  • Englisch
Label
An introduction to English sociolinguistics, Graeme Trousdale
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-148) and index
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
Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures and tables -- Acknowledgements -- To readers -- 1 What is 8216;English? -- 2 Communities, networks and individuals -- 3 English and language planning -- 4 Regional and social variation -- 5 Change in English -- 6 English historical sociolinguistics -- 7 Language contact -- 8 Dialect contact -- 9 Sociolinguistics and linguistic theory -- 10 Conclusion -- Appendix -- References -- Index
Control code
660034395
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 152 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748630004
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt1g0068m
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)660034395
Label
An introduction to English sociolinguistics, Graeme Trousdale
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 138-148) and index
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
Cover -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures and tables -- Acknowledgements -- To readers -- 1 What is 8216;English? -- 2 Communities, networks and individuals -- 3 English and language planning -- 4 Regional and social variation -- 5 Change in English -- 6 English historical sociolinguistics -- 7 Language contact -- 8 Dialect contact -- 9 Sociolinguistics and linguistic theory -- 10 Conclusion -- Appendix -- References -- Index
Control code
660034395
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 152 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780748630004
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1g0068m
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)660034395

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