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Journal Title: American Speech: A Quarterly of Linguistic Usage
Volume/Issue:   88/2
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Table of Contents
Volume 88, Number 2, Summer 2013
http://americanspeech.dukejournals.org/content/88/2.toc

Articles

Christopher V. Odato
The Development of Children’s Use of Discourse Like in Peer Interaction
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 117-143

Jennifer Cramer
Styles, Stereotypes, and the South: Constructing Identities at the Linguistic Border
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 144-167

Review Article

Michael Adams
The Lexical Ride of a Lifetime
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 168-195; doi:10.1215/00031283-2346762
Dictionary of American Regional English, volume 5: Sl-Z. Chief editor, Joan Houston Hall. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2012. Pp. l + 1244. ISBN 978-0-674-04735-8; $130 Dictionary of American Regional English, volume 6: Contrastive Maps, Index of Entry Labels, Questionnaire, and Fieldwork Data. Chief editor, Joan Houston Hall; senior editor, Luanne von Schneidemesser. Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv + 1053. ISBN 978-0-674-06653-3; $90


Among the New Words

Benjamin Zimmer and Charles E. Carson
Among The New Words
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 196-214


Reviews

Iyabo F. Osiapem
Variation Is Central: Creolists Engage Sociolinguistic Questions
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 215-219; doi:10.1215/00031283-2346780
Variation in the Caribbean: From Creole Continua to Individual Agency. Edited by Lars Hinrichs and Joseph T. Farquharson. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2011. Pp. 276. ISBN 978-90-272-5259-3; $149 (hardbound and ebook)

Christopher D. Sapp
Viva La Kleine Alsase!
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 219-222; doi:10.1215/00031283-2346789
Language Maintenance and Language Death: The Decline of Texas Alsatian. By Karen A. Roesch. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2012. Pp. xv + 253. ISBN 978-90-272-0288-8; $149 (hardbound and ebook)


Teaching American Speech

Shontael Wanjema, Katie Carmichael, Abby Walker, and Kathryn Campbell-Kibler
The Ohiospeaks Project: Engaging Undergraduates in Sociolinguistic Research
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 223-235; doi:10.1215/00031283-2346798

John M. Levis
Using Language Journals to Discover American Speech
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 235-246; doi:10.1215/00031283-2346807

Susan J. Behrens
Learning How to Mean
American Speech (2013) 88(2): 247-253; doi:10.1215/00031283-2346816
Teaching and Researching: Language and Culture, 2nd edition. By Joan Kelly Hall. Applied Linguistics in Action Series Edited by Christopher N. Candlin and David R. Hall. Harlow, U.K.: Longman, 2012. Pp. xi + 264. ISBN 978-1-4082-0506-8; $46.67 (pbk)
Publisher: Duke University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Lexicography
Language Acquisition
Discipline of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
German, Swiss
 
LL Issue: 24.3311