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Language Change and Sociolinguistics

Rethinking Social Networks (Palgrave Studies in Language Variation)

by Jonathan Marshal

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social aspects,
  • Social Science,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • English,
  • Sociology,
  • Linguistic change,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8399164M
    ISBN 101403914877
    ISBN 109781403914873

    The authors propose significant new orientations to key sociolinguistic themes, including- - social motivations for language variation and change - language, power and authority - language and ageing - language, race and class - language planning In substantial introductory and concluding chapters, the editors and invited discussants reassess. In the first volume of this kind for years, the editors have assembled a definitive view of the discipline bringing together much original work in sociolinguistics, ranging from fundamental theoretical statements and methodological articles, to classic explorations in dialect and style variation, language attitudes and stereotyping, multilingualism, face-to-face interaction and ethnography of.


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Focused around the theme of sociolinguistics and language change across deep historical millennia (the Palaeolithic era to the Early Middle Ages), the essays explore topics in historical linguistics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, language change, linguistic typology, geolinguistics, and language contact phenomena.

Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation (Language in Society Book 40) - Kindle edition by Tagliamonte, Sali A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation (Language in Society Book 40)/5(5).

Books shelved as sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics by Ronald Wardhaugh, Language and Ethnicity by Carmen Fought, The Study of Languag.

This is crazy broad but I’ll try to break it down into the basic categories. Language change is precipitated by three major factors: age, gender and social class. These three factors have language variation within them, for instance you will not u. Language change and sociolinguistics: rethinking social networks / Jonathan Marshall p.

cm.— (Palgrave studies in language variation) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1–––7 (cloth) 1.

Linguistic change—Social aspects. Sociolinguistics. Title. Series. PL54M37 —dc21 Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation presents a comprehensive, intermediate level examination of Language Variation and Change, the branch of sociolinguistics concerned with linguistic variation in spoken and written language.

Represents the most up-to-date coverage of the history, developments, and methodologies of variationist sociolinguistics/5(5). Sociolinguistics. A description.

We can define sociolinguistics as the study of language in relation to society, and this is how we shall be taking the term in this inguistics has become a recognised part of most courses at university level on ‘linguistics’ or ‘language’, and is indeed one of the main growth points in the study of language, from the point of view of both.

Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts and considers both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity.

Written with Holmes' customary enthusiasm, the book is divided into three sections Reviews: 1. sociolinguistics, the study of language as it affects and is affected by social relations.

Sociolinguistics encompasses a broad range of concerns, including bilingualism, pidgin and creole languages, and other ways that language use is influenced by contact among people of different language communities (e.g., speakers of German, French, Italian, and Romansh in Switzerland).

Language change can come about through loss of chunking and compositionality. However, the underlying evolutional physical structure of language changes very slowly, at only one gene variation in – years (phylogenic change).

As Clark notes, Traugott discusses the role that pragmatics can play in accounts of language change. Prominent Cited by: 1. J.K. Chambers is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Sociolinguistic Theory: Linguistic Variation and its Social Significance, Revised Edition (Wiley-Blackwell, ) and Dialectology, Second Edition (with P.

Trudgill, ), as well as numerous other books and scores of. Book Description. Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin offers an innovative and authoritative account of the crucial role of language in shaping the sociocultural landscape of contemporary China.

Based on a wide range of data collected since the s and grounded in quantitative and discourse analyses of sociolinguistic variation, Qing Zhang. Book:Sociolinguistics. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, Language change Language death Language geography Language ideology A language is a dialect with an army and navy.

Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation presents a comprehensive, intermediate level examination of Language Variation and Change, the branch of sociolinguistics concerned with linguistic variation in spoken and written language. Represents the most up-to-date coverage of the history, developments, and methodologies of variationist sociolinguistics.

Sociolinguistics is the academic study of the relationship between language and society. That's a vast topic to say the least.

Peter Trudgill, though, manages to offer us here a /5. This sociolinguistic study offers a new theoretical framework for understanding the diffusion of language change within a community. Advanced statistical analysis methods are used in rigorously testing the supposed norm-enforcement effect of social networks.

Revisions to the social network model. Hmm. The best. That's a tough one. There are a few books I can think of that could give you a nice, soild overview of 'the field,' or if not, something a little more off the beaten path.

Sociolinguistics covers a lot of different kinds of researc. Book Description. Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is the seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics.

Demonstrating the real-world application of sociolinguistic research methodologies, this book examines the social factors which promoted linguistic changes in English, laying the foundation for Modern Standard English. An Introduction to English Sociolinguistics Book Description: This textbook, aimed primarily at beginning undergraduates studying for degrees in English, provides an introduction to a range of sociolinguistic theories and the insights they provide for a greater understanding.

2) Language change is largely regular One can recognise regularities in the types of change which languages undergo, even if these cannot be predicted. Internal and external motivation Language change can basically be assigned to one of two types: either the change is caused by a structural aspect of the language – this is internally.

The Handbook of Language Variation and Change, written by a distinguished international roster of contributors, reflects the vitality and growth of the discipline in its multifaceted is a convenient, hand-held repository of the essential knowledge about the.

This sociolinguistic study offers a new theoretical framework for understanding the diffusion of language change within a community. Advanced statistical analysis methods are used in rigorously testing the supposed norm-enforcement effect of social networks.

From its beginnings in the s, sociolinguistics developed several different subfields with distinct methods and interests: the variationist tradition established by Labov, the anthropological tradition of Hymes, interactional sociolinguistics as developed by Gumperz, and the sociology of language represented by the work of Fishman.

All of these areas have seen a great deal of growth in. Sociolinguists are interested in explaining why people speak differently in different social contexts.

And the effect of social factors such as (social distance, social status, age, gender, class) on language varieties (dialects, registers, genres, etc), and they are concerned with identifying the social functions of language and the way they are used to convey social meanings.

Sociolinguistics is the study of how language is related to also studies how people affect language usage. Sociolinguistics studies how variety in language changes between groups of people because of things such as race, gender, status, age, etc. Indian and Japanese linguists first studied the social parts of language in the s.

This chapter describes sociolinguistic variation and change in sign languages, the natural language of deaf communities. Factors that drive sociolinguistic variation and change in both spoken- and signed-language communities are broadly similar.

Social factors include, for example, a signer’s age group, region of origin, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic by: 6. This book is a treasure trove for sociolinguistic researchers and students alike.

Edited by three leading sociolinguists, the 39 chapters cover a wealth of valuable material which includes accounts of the work of the founding figures of sociolinguistics, coverage of major theoretical approaches and sociolinguistic concepts, as well as consideration of some of the applications of sociolinguistics.

Language and society Methods in sociolinguistics The development of sociolinguistics Sociolinguistic data The linguistic variable The question of co-variation Indicators and markers Register and hypercorrection Sociolinguistics File Size: KB. The Guidebook to Sociolinguistics presents a comprehensive introduction to the main concepts and terms of sociolinguistics, and of the goals, methods, and findings of sociolinguistic research.

Introduces readers to the methodology and skills of doing hands-on research in this field Features chapter-by-chapter classic and contemporary case studies, exercises, and examples to Author: Allan Bell. Sociolinguistics: Language Change 1. HOLMES: CHAPTER 9 LANGUAGE CHANGE By SHARIFAH FATIN ATHIRA BT SYED UZIR SECTION 1 GROUP 3 2.

HOW DO LANGUAGE CHANGES SPREAD STUDYING LANGUAGE CHANGE LANGUAGE CHANGE VARIATION AND CHANGE REASONS BEHIND LANGUAGE CHANGES 3. Language changes over time. This book is intended to provide students with a sound, basic coverage of most of the topics dealt with in courses described as either ‘Sociolinguistics’ or ‘The Sociology of Language.’.

Sociolinguistics examines the interplay of language and society, with language as the starting point. Variation is the key concept, applied to language itself and to its use. Get this from a library. Language change and sociolinguistics: rethinking social networks.

[Jonathan Marshall] -- "This sociolinguistic study offers a theoretical framework for understanding the diffusion of language change.

Advanced statistical analysis methods are used in rigorously testing the supposed. The basic premise of sociolinguistics is that language is variable and ever-changing. As a result, language is not uniform or constant.

Rather, it is varied and inconsistent for both the individual user and within and among groups of speakers who use the same : Ashley Crossman. Sociolinguistics is the study of language in social context.

Faculty and student interests in this concentration include, but are not limited to: language and social interaction, language variation and change, discourse analysis, cross-cultural communication, narrative and oral history, language and identity, language and dialect contact, endangered and minority languages and dialects.

The Oxford Handbook of Sociolinguistics contains forty chapters dealing with a great variety of topics in the study of language and society. It presents the major theoretical approaches in particular bilingual and multilingual contexts, and both spoken and signed languages.

The volume not only offers an up-to-date guide to the diverse areas of the study of language in society, but also. Variationist Sociolinguistics: Change, Observation, Interpretation presents a comprehensive, intermediate level examination of Language Variation and Change, the branch of sociolinguistics concerned with linguistic variation in spoken and written language.

Represents the most up-to-date coverage of the history, developments, and methodologies of variationist sociolinguisticsPages: sociolinguistics is still clearly unified through its concern with how people use language to create and express identities, relate to one another in groups, and seek to resist, protect, or increase various kinds of power.

In his latest edition (i.e., 7th ed.), An Introduction to Sociolinguistics (),Author: Zeinab Kafi, Khalil Motallebzadeh. Sociolinguistics-Language, Class, and Social Class.

Sociolinguistics is the study of how language serves and is shaped by the social nature of human beings. In its broadest conception, sociolinguistics analyzes the many and diverse ways in which. Buy Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society 4Rev Ed by Trudgill, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(34).This book series deals with language variation, defined as either variation across related varieties of a language (‘dialect variation’, ‘microvariation’ or ‘intersystemic’ variation) or ‘inherent’, quantitative variation (‘intrasystemic’ variation).

This pertains to variation in any relevant language component: phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics.sociolinguistics definition: 1.

the study of how language is used by different groups in society 2. the study of how language is. Learn more.