The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics by Carmen LlamasThe Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics by Carmen Llamas

The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics

EditorCarmen Llamas, Louise Mullany, Peter Stockwell

Paperback | October 30, 2006

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Providing a comprehensive overview of sociolinguistic methods and areas of investigation, this engaging and practical text covers every issue of majorconcern in the field. Made up of a series of short essays written by renowned international experts and presented in thematic groups, key topicsdiscussed include: language, sex and gender multilingualism language and ideology language and education language and ethnicity pidgins and creoles.With a substantial A-Z glossary of key terms and concepts, directions for further study, and detailed cross-referencing with links to the glossary, The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics is both an essential broad-based introduction for those new to the field, and a highly useful reference for established researchers in the area.
Title:The Routledge Companion to SociolinguisticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.9 inPublished:October 30, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415338506

ISBN - 13:9780415338509

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.  Acknowledgements.  Introduction.  Methods of Observation and Analysis.  Social Correlates.  Socio-Psychological Factors.  Socio-Political Factors.  Language Change.  Glossary.  References.  Index.

Editorial Reviews

'For anyone interested in reading about most of the fundamental issues in sociolinguistics, whether a seasoned researcher or a graduate student, this companion is an absolute must.' ¿ Richard Watts, University of Berne, Switzerland