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Wed Dec 11 2013

Books: The Handbook of Language Variation and Change, Second Edition: Chambers, Schilling (Eds)

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Date: 10-Dec-2013
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Subject: The Handbook of Language Variation and Change, Second Edition: Chambers, Schilling (Eds)
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Title: The Handbook of Language Variation and Change, Second Edition Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics Published: 2013 Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Editor: J.K. Chambers Editor: Natalie Schilling Electronic: ISBN: 1118335511 9781118335512 Pages: 616 Price: U.S. $ 159.99
Hardback: ISBN: 0470659947 9780470659946 Pages: 616 Price: U.S. $ 195.00

Incorporating the wealth of developments in this interdisciplinary and dynamic field over the last decade, this second edition ensures that the Handbook remains the authoritative reference volume on the study and analysis of language variation and change. Seven new chapters have been added, while the remainder have undergone thorough revision and updating to reflect advances and new perspectives in each topic covered.

The Handbook is accessibly structured by theme, covering topics including data collection and evaluation, linguistic structure, language and time, social differentiation, language contact, and language domains. Bringing together an experienced, international editorial and contributor team, it provides an unrivalled learning, teaching and reference tool for researchers and students in sociolinguistics. The volume is also a vital resource for scholars in related disciplines requiring a reliable overview of the central topics and methods in the study of language variation and change. This new edition offers a convenient and accessible repository of essential knowledge that demonstrates the continuing vitality of the discipline.

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

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Cambridge University Press

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Akademie Verlag GmbH

Bloomsbury Linguistics (formerly Continuum Linguistics)


Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Cascadilla Press

Classiques Garnier

De Gruyter Mouton

Edinburgh University Press

Elsevier Ltd

Equinox Publishing Ltd

European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Georgetown University Press

John Benjamins

Lincom GmbH

MIT Press

Multilingual Matters

Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG

Oxford University Press

Palgrave Macmillan

Peter Lang AG


Routledge (Taylor and Francis)


University of Toronto Press


--------------------------- Other Supporting Publishers ---------------------------

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International Pragmatics Assoc.

Linguistic Association of Finland

Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke (LOT)

Seoul National University

SIL International Publications

Universitat Jaume I

University of Nebraska Press

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