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What is sociolinguistics? / Gerard Van Herk.

By: Herk, Gerard Van.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Linguistics in the world.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012Description: xv, 243 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781405193191; 9781405193184 (pbk.).Subject(s): Sociolinguistics | Language arts & disciplineDDC classification: 306.44 Online resources: Cover image | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only | WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Language and society -- Place -- Social status -- Time -- Ethnicity -- Gender and identity -- Style -- Interaction -- Multilingualism -- Language contact -- Attitudes and ideologies -- Language as a social entity -- Education -- What is sociolinguistics?
Summary: "What is Sociolinguistics? is a tour through the major issues that define the field, such as region, status, gender, time, language attitudes, interaction, and style, while also exploring the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education, all introduced with excitement, humor, and deep knowledge. Explores the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education Provides useful and clear learning features including numerous innovative exercises and project ideas, spotlighted research readings, glossary terms, chapter summaries, and text boxes Features a companion website offering PowerPoint slides for instructors and sample answers to questions, as well as links for further study. www.wiley.com/go/vanherk"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Language and society --
Place --
Social status --
Time --
Ethnicity --
Gender and identity --
Style --
Interaction --
Multilingualism --
Language contact --
Attitudes and ideologies --
Language as a social entity --
Education --
What is sociolinguistics?

"What is Sociolinguistics? is a tour through the major issues that define the field, such as region, status, gender, time, language attitudes, interaction, and style, while also exploring the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education, all introduced with excitement, humor, and deep knowledge. Explores the sociolinguistics of multilingualism, culture and ethnicity, language contact, and education Provides useful and clear learning features including numerous innovative exercises and project ideas, spotlighted research readings, glossary terms, chapter summaries, and text boxes Features a companion website offering PowerPoint slides for instructors and sample answers to questions, as well as links for further study. www.wiley.com/go/vanherk"--

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