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Sociolinguistics : method and interpretation / Lesley Milroy and Matthew Gordon.

By: Milroy, Lesley.
Contributor(s): Gordon, Matthew J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Language in society (Oxford, England): Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2003Description: xv, 261 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0631222243 (alk. paper); 9780631222248; 0631222251 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780631222255.Subject(s): SociolinguisticsDDC classification: 306.44 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents 1. Sociolinguistics: Models and Methods -- 2. Locating and Selecting Subjects -- 3. Data Collection -- 4. Language Variation and the Social World: Issues in Analysis and Interpretation -- 5. Social Relationships and Social Practices -- 6. Investigating Phonological Variation -- 7. Beyond Phonology: Analyzing and Interpreting Higher Level Variation -- 8. Style-Shifting and Code-Switching -- 9. Epilogue.
Summary: "Milroy and Gordon show how the research paradigm established by a few influential pioneers has been fruitfully expanded by new trends. Sociolinguistics considers issues of speaker selection and data collection; social dimensions of linguistic variation; syntactic and phonological variation; and style-shifting and code-switching. This book is a vital resource for helping readers design their research and evaluate the research of others."--BOOK JACKET
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-256) and index.

Table of contents 1. Sociolinguistics: Models and Methods --
2. Locating and Selecting Subjects --
3. Data Collection --
4. Language Variation and the Social World: Issues in Analysis and Interpretation --
5. Social Relationships and Social Practices --
6. Investigating Phonological Variation --
7. Beyond Phonology: Analyzing and Interpreting Higher Level Variation --
8. Style-Shifting and Code-Switching --
9. Epilogue.

"Milroy and Gordon show how the research paradigm established by a few influential pioneers has been fruitfully expanded by new trends. Sociolinguistics considers issues of speaker selection and data collection; social dimensions of linguistic variation; syntactic and phonological variation; and style-shifting and code-switching. This book is a vital resource for helping readers design their research and evaluate the research of others."--BOOK JACKET

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