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Title: The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics
Edited By: Carmen Llamas
Loise Mullany
Peter Stockwell
Series Title: Routledge Companions
Description:

Providing a comprehensive overview of sociolinguistic methods and areas of
investigation, this engaging and practical text covers every issue of major
concern in the field. Made up of a series of short essays written by
renowned international experts and presented in thematic groups, key topics
discussed include:

language, sex and gender
multilingualism
language and ideology
language and education
language and ethnicity
pidgins and creoles.

With a substantial A-Z glossary of key terms and concepts, directions for
further study, and detailed cross-referencing with links to the glossary,
The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics is both an essential
broad-based introduction for those new to the field, and a highly useful
reference for established researchers in the area.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415338492
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 100.00

 
 
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ISBN: 0415338506
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S. $ 26.95