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Title: Linguistic Variation and Change
Written By: Scott Fabius Kiesling
URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748637621
Series Title: Edinburgh Sociolinguistics
Description:

The study of variation and change is at the heart of the sociolinguistics.
Providing a wide survey of the field, this textbook is organised around three
constraints on variation: linguistic structure, social structure and identity, and
social and linguistic perception. By considering both structure and meaning,
Scott F. Kiesling examines the most important issues surrounding variation
theory, including canonical studies and terms, as well as challenges to them.
Research in non-English and non-European contexts is also addressed.

Key Features

*The linguistic variable and its status
*Sociolinguistic methods
*The description of variable patterns
*Linguistic and social structure
*Social meaning and perception

With over 50 figures and a practical section on methodology, this textbook is
an ideal solution for undergraduate and postgraduate students of
sociolinguistics seeking a comprehensive study of variation and change.

Scott F. Kiesling is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of
Pittsburgh. Through analyses of language in use in a number of different
populations and places, he has focused on understanding how speakers
create social meaning with language.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
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ISBN-13: 9780748637614
Pages: 208
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Pages: 208
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