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Lawson, Robert

Sociolinguistics in Scotland

Lawson, Robert - Sociolinguistics in Scotland, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: An Overview of Language in Scotland
Robert Lawson

2. A Short History of Sociolinguistics in Scotland
Ronald Macaulay

3. Accent Variation and Change in North-East Scotland: The Case of (HW) in Aberdeen
Thorsten Brato

4. A Socio-Articulatory Study of Scottish Rhoticity
Eleanor Lawson, James M. Scobbie, Jane Stuart-Smith

5. Sociolinguistic Variation on the Scottish-English Border
Dominic Watt, Carmen Llamas, Daniel Ezra Johnson

6. Hitting an Edinburgh Target: Immigrant Adolescents’ Acquisition of Variation in Edinburgh English
Miriam Meyerhoff, Erik Schleef

7. Vowel Variation in Scottish Standard English: Accent-Internal Differentiation or Anglicisation?
Ole Schützler

8. Phonological Repetition Effects in Natural Conversation: Evidence from TH-fronting in Fife
Lynn Clark

9. Language and the Influence of the Media: A Scottish Perspective
Jane Stuart-Smith, Claire Timmins

10. What Can Ethnography Tell us about Sociolinguistic Variation over Time? Some Insights from Glasgow
Robert Lawson

11. From Speech to Naming in a Scottish Pakistani Community: The Interplay between Language, Ethnicity and Identity
Farhana Alam, Ellen Bramwell

12. Change in the Fisher Dialects of the Scottish East Coast: Peterhead as a Case Study
Robert McColl Millar, Lisa Bonnici, William Barras

13. Syntactic Variation: Evidence from the Scottish Corpus of Text and Speech
John Corbett

14. Code-Switching in ‘Flannan Isles’: A Micro-Interactional Approach to a Bilingual Narrative
Cassie Smith-Christmas

15. Thirty Years Later: Real-Time Change and Stability in Attitudes towards the Dialect in Shetland
Mercedes Durham

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Historical Linguistics

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
357 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137034717
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44192-1

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