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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics by Ronald Wardhaugh (Paperback, 1997)

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    This is a textbook for courses in sociolinguistics and the sociology of language. This edition retains the basic structure of the original, but incorporates new material reflecting the progress of the field since the start of the 1990s. In particular, the coverage of pidgins and creoles, code switching, sociolinguistic variation, language change, discourse analysis and of language and gender have been considerably revised and extended, with coverage of some 150 recent books or papers.

    Key Features
    Author(s)Ronald Wardhaugh
    PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Date of Publication15/09/1997
    LanguageEnglish
    FormatPaperback
    ISBN-100631204997
    ISBN-139780631204992
    SubjectLinguistics
    Series TitleBlackwell Textbooks in Linguistics S.

    Publication Data
    Place of PublicationOxford
    Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
    ImprintBlackwell Publishers
    Out-of-print date06/09/2001
    Content Note10 figures, 2 maps, 20 tables, bibliography, index

    Dimensions
    Weight715 g
    Width171 mm
    Height246 mm
    Spine24 mm

    Editorial Details
    Edition Statement3rd Revised edition

    Description
    Table Of ContentsLanguage, dialects and varieties; pidgin and Creole languages; choosing a code; speech communities; regional and social variation; variation studies - some findings and issues; language change; language and culture; ethnography and ethnomethodology; solidarity and politeness; acting and conversing; language and gender; language and disadvantage; language planning.
    Author BiographyRonald Wardhaugh was formerly Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto. His many successful books include most recently Understanding English Grammar, (Blackwell, 1995).

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