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An introduction to sociolinguistics / Ronald Wardhaugh.

By: Wardhaugh, Ronald.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Blackwell textbooks in linguistics ; 4.Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2002Edition: 4th ed.Description: vi, 408 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0631225390 (hardback); 0631225404 (pbk.); 9780631225393.Subject(s): SociolinguisticsDDC classification: 306.44 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Introduction. pt. 1. Languages and communities. Languages, dialects, and varieties -- Pidgins and Creoles -- Codes -- Speech communities -- pt. 2. Inherent variety. Language variation -- Findings and issues -- Change -- pt. 3. Words at work. Words and culture -- Ethnographies -- Solidarity and politeness -- Talk and action -- pt. 4. Understanding and intervening. Gender -- Disadvantage -- Planning -- Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-404) and index.

Table of contents Introduction. pt. 1. Languages and communities. Languages, dialects, and varieties --
Pidgins and Creoles --
Codes --
Speech communities --
pt. 2. Inherent variety. Language variation --
Findings and issues --
Change --
pt. 3. Words at work. Words and culture --
Ethnographies --
Solidarity and politeness --
Talk and action --
pt. 4. Understanding and intervening. Gender --
Disadvantage --
Planning --
Conclusion.

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