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Title: Variationist Sociolinguistics
Subtitle: Change, Observation, Interpretation
Written By: SaliATagliamonte
URL: http://www.wiley.com/remtitle.cgi?isbn=1405135913
Series Title: Language in Society
Description:

“Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation” is a
comprehensive and authoritative survey of systematic variation in language,
both present and past. The textbook, aimed at students taking intermediate and
advanced courses in sociolinguistics, outlines the methodologies of research
and data collection in the field, with explanations that go beyond the facts and
into the philosophy of the field. The first real textbook of its kind, “Variationist
Sociolinguistics” is an ambitious and exciting work that will be a must-have for
students and researchers alike. Extra materials and answers to the exercises
are available at www.wiley.com/go/tagliamonte

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405135913
ISBN-13: 9781405135917
Pages: 424
Prices: U.S.$ 39.95

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405135905
ISBN-13: 9781405135900
Pages: 424
Prices: U.S.$ 99.95