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A Dictionary of Sociolinguistics
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A Dictionary of Sociolinguistics (Hardback)

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The first comprehensive dictionary of the field of sociolinguistics, this is a valuable reference book for students and teachers of sociolinguistics, others concerned with the socially-oriented study of language and those with a professional interest in language. Entries are concise, the style is reader-friendly and numerous cross-references enable readers to follow up links to related terms and concepts. Sociolinguistics is characterised by increasing heterogeneity, and students are faced with a proliferation of theories, concepts and terminology. This is sometimes a minefield, with similar terms used rather differently within different academic traditions. The dictionary provides a broad coverage of sociolinguistics, including macro- and micro-sociolinguistics and a range of approaches within variationist, interactional, critical and applied traditions. In explaining sociolinguistic terminology, the dictionary is able to map out the traditions and approaches that comprise sociolinguistics and will thus help readers find their way around this fascinating but complex subject. The authors have taught and researched widely across different areas of sociolinguistics.They also draw on their experience of working in different geographical areas, including the USA, UK and Europe, Australia, southern Africa and the Indian subcontinent.

Features: *Covers topics relevant to a broad range of disciplines, including anthropology, psychology, sociology and education as well as linguistics *Organised alphabetically with terms explained in a non-technical way *Includes an extensive bibliography.

Languages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Publication Date: 29/01/2004 ISBN-13: 9780748616909  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Joan Swann is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Language and Communication in the School of Education at the Open University, UK. Ana Deumert is Associate Professor in the Linguistics Section, Department of English, University of Cape Town. Theresa Lillis is a member of the Centre for Language and Communications at the Open University, UK. Rajend Mesthrie is Professor of Linguistics in the English Department at the University of Cape Town.

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