Amazon cover image
Image from Amazon.com

What is sociolinguistics? / Gerard Van Herk.

By: Herk, Gerard VanMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Linguistics in the worldPublication details: Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. Description: xv, 243 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cmISBN: 9781405193191; 9781405193184 (pbk.)Subject(s): Sociolinguistics | Language arts & disciplineDDC classification: 306.44 LOC classification: P40 | .V354 2012Online resources: Cover image | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents only | WorldCat details
Contents:
TOC 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"--
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Star ratings
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Holdings
Item type Current library Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Text Text EWU Library
Reserve Section
Non-fiction 306.44 HEW 2012 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) C-1 Not For Loan 28778
Text Text EWU Library
Circulation Section
Non-fiction 306.44 HEW 2012 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) C-2 Available 28779
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references and index.

TOC 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"--

English

Saifun Momota

There are no comments on this title.

to post a comment.

Library Home | Contacts | E-Resources
Copyright @ 2011-2022 EWU Library
East West University