Sociolinguistics : Method and Interpretation, Paperback / softback Book

Sociolinguistics : Method and Interpretation Paperback / softback

Part of the Language in Society series

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Sociolinguistics: Method and Interpretation presents a thorough and practical description of current sociolinguistic methodology while recognizing that methodological decisions can never be separated from questions of theory. * Presents a thorough and practical description of current sociolinguistic methodology. * Considers a range of issues including speaker selection, data collection, social considerations, phonological and syntactical variation, style--shifting and code--switching. * Recognizes that methodological decisions can never be separated from questions of theory. * Stresses the need for the entire research process from the initial design of the project to the interpretation of results to be grounded in theoretically defensible positions. * Shows how the research paradigm established by a few influential pioneers has been fruitfully expanded by exciting new trends.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780631222255

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