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Title: Sociolinguistics in Japanese Contexts
Written By: Takesi Sibata
Edited By: Fumio Inoue
Daniel Long
Tetsuya Kunihiro
Series Title: Contributions to the Sociology of Language, 81
Description:

The book presents a collection of papers by Takesi Sibata, one of the leading linguists in Japan and a pioneer in the field of Japanese sociolinguistics. While incorporating numerous ideas from Western linguistics, Japanese sociolinguistics has developed largely independently from Western tradition. The volume not only makes accessible the work of a most influential scholar but, at the same time, provides an overdue introduction to the field of Japanese sociolinguistics.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110149796
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 489pp
Prices: DM 256,- / vS 1869,- / sFr 220