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Name: James  A.  Walker
Institution: York University
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Homepage: http://www.yorku.ca/jamesw
State and/or Country: Canada   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Specialty: Language Variation and Change
Selected Publications: Variation in Linguistic Systems. London: Routledge. 2010.

Aspect in Grammatical Variation. (ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 2010.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Variation in Linguistic Systems
 Aspect in Grammatical Variation
 Canadian English
Courses Taught: Language in its Social Context
Bilingualism: A Sociolinguistic Approach
Sociolinguistic Variation and Change
Dissertation Director * of: Polysynthetic Sociolinguistics: The Language and Culture of Murrinh Patha Youth
(John Mansfield, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: The ain't constraint: Not-contraction in early African American English
S marks the spot? Regional variation and early African American
Ethnolects and the city: Ethnic orientation and linguistic variation in Toronto English
Form, Function, and Frequency in Phonological Variation
Principles of linguistic change, vol. 3: Cognitive and cultural factors. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2011.
An existential problem: The sociolinguistic monitor and variation in existential constructions on Bequia (St. Vincent and the Grenadines)
Roots of English: Exploring the history of dialects. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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