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Tagliamonte, Sali A.

Making Waves: The Story of Variationist Sociolinguistics

Tagliamonte, Sali A. - Making Waves: The Story of Variationist Sociolinguistics, ebook

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Making Waves tells the human story of an academic field based on one-to-one interviews with 43 of the most famous scholars in Variationist Socioinguistics. Explanations of concepts, ideas, good practice and sage advice come directly from the progenitors of the discipline.
  • An authentic, inside story about the origins of Sociolinguistics as Language Variation and Change, recording the context and spirit of sociolinguistics
  • Provides a timely audio archive of the reminiscences of the major Sociolinguists, including Labov, Fasold, Milroy, Trudgill, and Wolfram, with a companion website at featuring 400 audio clips from the interviews 
  • Gives students access to the views on language variation of major sociolinguists such as Bill Labov and Peter Trudgill
  • Offers a human story of an academic field, and is written in the style of a novel, offering complete accessibility with minimal in-group terminology

Keywords:

Variationist sociolinguistics, sociolinguistics, sociolinguists, sociolinguistic variation, Labov, Fasold, Milroy, Trudgill, Wolfram, pidgins, creoles, bilingualism, dialectology, variation studies, Sali Tagliamonte, cognitive linguistics, usage-based theories, phonetics, lab phonology, experimental syntax, quantitative sociolinguistics, sociolinguistic theory, variation in language, English language studies, American English, British English.

, Sociolinguistics
Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
224 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118455449
Printed ISBN
9781118455166

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