LINGUIST List 21.3690

Sat Sep 18 2010

Books: Sociolinguistics: Meyerhoff, Schleef (Eds)

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        1.    Julia Sammaritano, The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader: Meyerhoff, Schleef (Eds)

Message 1: The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader: Meyerhoff, Schleef (Eds)
Date: 15-Sep-2010
From: Julia Sammaritano <>
Subject: The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader: Meyerhoff, Schleef (Eds)
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Title: The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader Published: 2010 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Editor: Miriam Meyerhoff Editor: Erik Schleef Hardback: ISBN: 9780415469562 Pages: 560 Price: U.S. $ 145.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415469562 Pages: 560 Price: U.K. £ 85.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415469579 Pages: 560 Price: U.K. £ 24.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415469579 Pages: 560 Price: U.S. $ 41.95

Both a companion to Introducing Sociolinguistics, Miriam Meyerhoff'sbestselling textbook, and a stand-alone Reader in sociolinguistics, thiscollection includes both classic foundational readings and more recentinnovative articles.

Intended to be highly user-friendly, The Routledge Sociolinguistics Readerincludes substantial section introductions, annotated further reading, areader's guide on how to use the book and an introductory chapter providingadvice on how to undertake qualitative and quantitative research. Thisintroduction is supplemented by exercises focusing on data handling andcollection.

The Reader is divided into six sections and each section is thematicallyorganised. Each reading is accessible to beginning students ofsociolinguistics but the entire selection is assembled to also helpadvanced students focus on themes, principles and concepts that cut acrossdifferent researchers' work. Beginning and advanced students are supportedby Content Questions to assist understanding of essential features in thereadings, and Concept Questions which help advanced students makeconnections across readings, apply theory to data, and critically engagewith the readings. A companion website supports and connects the Reader andtextbook with structured exercises, links to associated websites and videoexamples, plus an online glossary.

The Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader is essential reading for students oncourses in sociolinguistics, language and society and language and variation.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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