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Title: Salience in Sociolinguistics
Subtitle: A Quantitative Approach
Written By: Péter Rácz
URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/203926?format=G
Series Title: Topics in English Linguistics [TiEL] 84
Description:

This work proposes a definition of the notion of salience in sociolinguistics. Salient linguistic variants are those that are easily picked up by the listeners, and these stand in opposition to `invisible' variants, which are, even if they also show complex social stratification, completely ignored. Taking a quantitative angle, this work sees salience as a function of relative frequency differences, giving it an empirically testable operationalisation.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110304329
Pages: 167
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110305395
Pages: 167
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95