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Query:   Age as Sociolinguistic Category
Author:  Mary Shapiro
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Sociolinguistics

Summary:   IN A PREVIOUS ISSUE (LINGUIST 13.2296), I QUERIED READERS ABOUT
STUDIES (OR EVEN SPECULATIVE/THEORETICAL MUSINGS) THAT TREAT AGE
AS A SOCIOLINGUISTIC CATEGORY (RATHER THAN AS EVIDENCE FOR HISTORICAL
CHANGE). HERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE MESSAGES I RECEIVED, WITH MANY
THANKS TO THOSE WHO RESPONDED: EMMA MOORE, PAUL FOULKES, BRONWEN
EVANS, MICHAEL NEWMAN, GEORGE AUBIN, CHAD NILEP, JAMES L. FIDELHOLTZ,
RUSTY BARRETT, LISE M. DOBRIN, J.L. SPERANZA, & NEIL NORRICK. SPECIAL
THANKS TO KLAUS SCHNEIDER, WHO IS IN CHARGE OF LINGUISTIC SUB-PROJECTS
FOR A NEW

LL Issue: 13.2458
Date Posted: 27-Sep-2002
Original Query: Read original query