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Title: Sociolinguistics
Subtitle: Method and Interpretation
Written By: Lesley Milroy
Matthew K Gordon
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631222243
Description:

Sociolinguistics: Method and Interpretation presents a thorough and practical description of current sociolinguistic methodology while recognizing that methodological decisions can never be separated from questions of theory.

- Presents a thorough and practical description of current sociolinguistic methodology.
- Considers a range of issues including speaker selection, data collection, social considerations, phonological and syntactical variation, style-shifting and code-switching.
- Recognizes that methodological decisions can never be separated from questions of theory.
- Stresses the need for the entire research process from the initial design of the project to the interpretation of results to be grounded in theoretically defensible positions.
- Shows how the research paradigm established by a few influential pioneers has been fruitfully expanded by exciting new trends.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631222251
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99
U.S. $ 32.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631222243
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00
U.S. $ 67.95