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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
An Introduction to Sociolinguistics
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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Society and Identity
Sharon K. Deckert, Caroline H. Vickers
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An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Society and Identity
Sharon K. Deckert, Caroline H. Vickers
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This is a definitiveintroductory text to modern sociolinguistics that looks at the study of language and societythrough the concept of identity.Ituses these sociolinguistic constructs of identity to tie together current concepts and methods in the field, offering a full overview of thediscipline, bothpast and present.

Deckert andVickersadopt an interdisciplinary approach, introducing work from a variety of fields that examine sociolinguistic data,fromlinguistics toanthropology, sociology, psychology and education. The book moves from looking atlanguage varieties and globalization to a close examination of language in social interaction, covering the concepts of ideology and power. Throughout, the authors offer keen insight into all of the topics, issues and methods that students of language and society will need to understand. The chapters contain a range of pedagogical features, including key terms, study questions, chapter summaries and further reading. This is an essential new text for all those studyingcontemporary sociolinguistics, suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates alike.

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Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing
Year
2011
ISBN
9781441195845
Topic
Languages & Linguistics
Subtopic
Linguistics
Edition
1

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