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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Edited By: Maurice Westmoreland
Juan Antonio Thomas
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

This volume contains 16 papers selected from the 4th Workshop on Spanish
Sociolinguistics, which was held at the University of Albany, SUNY in April
2008. Plenary papers by José Luis Blas Arroyo and Jonathan Holmquist lead
off the proceedings. The other papers are organized into sections on
phonological variation, morpho-syntactic variation, discourse analysis, and
language contact. The complete table of contents is available at along with abstracts and the
full papers in PDF format.

This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an
imprint of Cascadilla Press. All proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings
Project are published in library binding. There is also free web access to
all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734263
Pages: 161
Prices: U.S. $ 190.00