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Title: Sociolinguistics, Second Edition
Subtitle: A Resource Book for Students
Written By: Peter Stockwell
URL: http://www.routledge.com/shopping_cart/products/product_detail.asp?sku=&isbn=9780415401272&parent_id
Series Title: Routledge English Introduction Series
Description:

Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students.

Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings - all in the same volume. The innovative and flexible 'two-dimensional' structure is built around four sections - introduction, development, exploration and extension - which offer self-contained stages for study. Sociolinguistics:

●provides a comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics
●draws on a range of real texts, from an interview with Madonna to the Japanese Asahi Evening News
●uses real studies designed and conducted by students
●provides key readings with commentaries from works by major internationally known authors such as Norman Fairclough, Deborah Cameron, Braj Kachru, Jennifer Coates, Mark Sebba, and Malcolm Coulthard
●is accompanied by a supporting website.

Key features of the new edition:

●new section on forensic linguistics
●additional material on language and gender
●conversation analysis and spoken discourse
●comprehensively updated exercises, readings and references.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415401267
ISBN-13: 9780415401265
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 120.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415401275
ISBN-13: 9780415401272
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 30.95