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Title: Variation in Language and Language Use
Subtitle: Linguistic, Socio-Cultural and Cognitive Perspectives
Edited By: Monika Reif
Justyna A. Robinson
Martin Pütz
URL: http://www.peterlang.com/?264020
Series Title: Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft
Description:

This volume grew out of the 34th International LAUD Symposium, which was held in March 2010 at the University of Koblenz-Landau in Landau, Germany. The symposium was dedicated to the ongoing convergence between the disciplines of Cognitive Linguistics and Sociolinguistics, bringing together concepts and methods from both fields. The 15 studies contained in this volume explore the relations between linguistic (structural), socio-cultural, and cognitive aspects involved in language variation. Methodologically, the contributions range from individual case studies to larger-scale corpus analyses and combine both qualitative and quantitative findings.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Peter Lang AG
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Cognitive Science
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783631640203
Pages: 420
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