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Hickey, Raymond

The Handbook of Language Contact

Hickey, Raymond - The Handbook of Language Contact, ebook

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The Handbook of Language Contact offers systematic coverage of the major issues in this field – ranging from the value of contact explanations in linguistics, to the impact of immigration, to dialectology – combining new research from a team of globally renowned scholars, with case studies of numerous languages.
  • An authoritative reference work exploring the major issues in the field of language contact: the study of how language changes when speakers of distinct speech varieties interact
  • Brings together 40 specially-commissioned essays by an international team of scholars
  • Examines language contact in societies which have significant immigration populations, and includes a fascinating cross-section of case studies drawing on languages across the world
  • Accessibly structured into sections exploring the place of contact studies within linguistics as a whole; the value of contact studies for research into language change; and language contact in the context of work on language and society
  • Explores a broad range of topics, making it an excellent resource for both faculty and students across a variety of fields within linguistics

Keywords: Sociolinguistics, dialects, language change, sociolinguistics, language variation, applied linguistics

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
800 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118448694
Printed ISBN
9781118347157

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