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LINGUIST List 22.1690

Fri Apr 15 2011

Books: Applied Linguistics/Sociolinguistics: Meyerhoff

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        1.     Tara Thomas , Introducing Sociolinguistics: Meyerhoff

Message 1: Introducing Sociolinguistics: Meyerhoff
Date: 13-Apr-2011
From: Tara Thomas <tara.thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Introducing Sociolinguistics: Meyerhoff
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Title: Introducing Sociolinguistics
Subtitle: Second Edition
Published: 2011
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415550062/

Author: Miriam Meyerhoff
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415550055 Pages: 342 Price: U.S. $ 125.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415550055 Pages: 342 Price: U.K. £ 65.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415550062 Pages: 342 Price: U.K. £ 20.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415550062 Pages: 342 Price: U.S. $ 39.95
Abstract:

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text.


'A welcome introduction to sociolinguistics by a leading researcher in the
field. Users will be inspired by the breadth and sweep of Meyerhoff's
treatment.' - William Labov, University of Pennsylvania, USA

'Authoritative, yet open-minded, innovative yet touches all the bases that
need to be touched. It embodies a passion for sociolinguistics that I hope
many readers will embrace.' - David Britain, University of Essex, UK

'A great book … easy to read and by far the most easily accessible
introductory text for sociolinguistics.' - Nanna Haug Hilton, Centre for
Language and Cognition, University of Groningen

This second edition of Miriam Meyerhoff's highly successful textbook is
supported by the Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader and online resources
common to both books. It provides a solid, up-to-date appreciation of the
interdisciplinary nature of the field covering foundation issues, recent
advances and current debates. It presents familiar or classic data in new
ways, and supplements the familiar with fresh examples from a wide range of
languages and social settings. It clearly explains the patterns and systems
that underlie language variation in use, as well as the ways in which
alternations between different language varieties index personal style, social
power and national identity.

New features of the second edition:

* a wider range of approaches to politeness theory incorporating an
international range of research

* expanded sections on multi-lingualism and code-switching, social class,
dialect contact and tracking change over time

* linkage to the new Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader which can be used
alongside this textbook, allowing students to supplement and build on
material covered in the textbook.

* a shared website serving both Reader and Textbook which includes web-
and video-links, interactive exercises and an expanded online glossary at:
www.routledge.com/textbooks/meyerhoff

* a refreshed text design to assist navigation through textbook and reader.

Each chapter includes exercises that enable readers to engage critically with
the text, break-out boxes making connections between sociolinguistics and
linguistic or social theory, and brief, lively add-ons guaranteed to make the
book a memorable and enjoyable read. With a full glossary of terms and
suggestions for further reading, this text gives students all the tools they
need for an excellent command of sociolinguistics.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=54586


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