Sociolinguistics books

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Ageing Identities and Women's Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon

Ageing Identities and Women's Everyday Talk in a Hair...

Author: Rachel Heinrichsmeier
ISBN: 9780367245511
Format: Hardback
$252.00

The ageing of the world's populations, particularly in Western developed countries, is a well-documented phenomenon;...  Read More >>

Crosslinguistic Influence in Singapore English: Linguistic and Social Aspects

Crosslinguistic Influence in Singapore English: Linguistic...

Author: Ming Chew Teo (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA)
ISBN: 9781138614864
Format: Hardback
$252.00

In a social setting where speakers with several languages interact extensively, a major source of variation in Colloquial...  Read More >>

Eulogy for Burying a Crane and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy

Eulogy for Burying a Crane and the Art of Chinese Calligraphy...

Author: Lei Xue
ISBN: 9780295746364
Format: Hardback
$171.60

Eulogy for Burying a Crane (Yi he ming) is perhaps the most eccentric piece in China's calligraphic canon. Apparently...  Read More >>

The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes

The Cambridge Handbook of World Englishes

Author: Daniel Schreier (Universitat Zurich) ,  Marianne Hundt (Universitat Zurich)
ISBN: 9781108425957
Format: Hardback
$310.50

A comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of English as a world language. It pinpoints the global spread of the English...  Read More >>

English(es) in Post-Independence Namibia: An Investigation of Variety Status and Its Implications for English Language Teaching

English(es) in Post-Independence Namibia: An Investigation...

Author: Helene Steigertahl
ISBN: 9783631799604
Format: Hardback
$139.73

The book tackles the English(es) spoken in post-Independence Namibia beyond variety status. Based on questionnaires...  Read More >>

Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st Century

Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st...

Author: Rukmini Bhaya Nair (Indian Institute of Technology, India) ,  Peter Ronald deSouza (Professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India)
ISBN: 9781350039230
Format: Paperback
$49.99

What terms are currently up for debate in Indian society? How have their meanings changed over time? This book highlights...  Read More >>

Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st Century

Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st...

Author: Rukmini Bhaya Nair (Indian Institute of Technology, India) ,  Peter Ronald deSouza (Professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India)
ISBN: 9781350039247
Format: Hardback
$150.00

What terms are currently up for debate in Indian society? How have their meanings changed over time? This book highlights...  Read More >>

Mobilitaet & Sprache / Mobility & Language

Mobilitaet & Sprache / Mobility & Language

Author: Emil Chamson ,  Bernadette Hofinger
ISBN: 9783631800201
Format: Hardback
$95.74

Die Beitrage dieses Buches untersuchen die sprachliche Reprasentation verschiedener Arten von Mobilitat. Zur linguistischen...  Read More >>

Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia

Language Policy in Superdiverse Indonesia

Author: Subhan Zein (The University of Queensland, Australia)
ISBN: 9780367029548
Format: Hardback
$242.00

Indonesia has an extreme diversity of linguistic wealth, with 707 languages by one count, or 731 languages and more...  Read More >>

When Conversation Lapses: The Public Accountability of Silent Copresence

When Conversation Lapses: The Public Accountability...

Author: Elliott M. Hoey (Post-doctoral researcher, Post-doctoral researcher, University of Basel)
ISBN: 9780190947651
Format: Hardback
$130.95

Silence takes on meaning based on the contexts of its occurrence. This is especially true in social interactions:...  Read More >>

American English Grammar: An Introduction

American English Grammar: An Introduction

Author: Seth R. Katz
ISBN: 9780367219406
Format: Paperback
$69.99

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Sociolinguistic Styles

Sociolinguistic Styles

Author: Juan Manuel Hernandez Campoy
ISBN: 9781119555438
Format: Paperback
$70.95

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Children's English in Singapore: Acquisition, Properties, and Use

Children's English in Singapore: Acquisition, Properties,...

Author: Sarah Buschfeld (University of Regensburg, Germany)
ISBN: 9781138708877
Format: Hardback
$242.00

Combining the World Englishes framework with First Language Acquisition methodology, this book investigates children's...  Read More >>

Variedades de la lengua espanola

Variedades de la lengua espanola

Author: Francisco Moreno-Fernandez
ISBN: 9781138385955
Format: Paperback
$62.99

Variedades de la lengua espanola ofrece un panorama general de la variacion dialectal y sociolinguistica en el espacio...  Read More >>

The Handbook of World Englishes

The Handbook of World Englishes

Author: Cecil L. Nelson ,  Zoya G. Proshina
ISBN: 9781119164210
Format: Hardback
$306.95

The Handbook of World Englishes is a collection of newly commissioned articles focusing on selected critical dimensions...  Read More >>

Language Socialization in Classrooms: Culture, Interaction, and Language Development

Language Socialization in Classrooms: Culture, Interaction,...

Author: Matthew J. Burdelski ,  Kathryn M. Howard
ISBN: 9781107187832
Format: Hardback
$219.94

Bringing together global case studies of research conducted in classrooms, this book is the first to consolidate...  Read More >>

The Social Status of Languages in Finland and Lithuania: A Plurimethodological Empirical Survey on Language Climate Change

The Social Status of Languages in Finland and Lithuania:...

Author: Stephan Kessler ,  Marko Pantermoeller
ISBN: 9783631796740
Format: Hardback
$179.39

In the last decade, issues of language policy had become more mattering in Finland and Lithuania. The detailed surveys...  Read More >>

Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Perspectives of Youth Language Practices in Africa: Codes and Identity Writings: Perspectives Linguistiques et Sociolinguistiques des Pratiques Linguistiques jeunes en Afrique: Codes et ecritures identitaires

Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Perspectives of Youth...

Author: Gratien G Atindogbe ,  Augustin Emmanuel Ebongue
ISBN: 9789956551378
Format: Paperback
$90.56

The contributions inform on the statutes and functions of the youth languages of Africa, their forms and structures,...  Read More >>

Language Rights and the Law in the European Union

Language Rights and the Law in the European Union

Author: Eduardo D. Faingold
ISBN: 9783030330118
Format: Hardback
$158.37

This book examines the language policies relating to linguistic rights in European Union law and in the constitutions...  Read More >>

Attitudes to Endangered Languages: Identities and Policies

Attitudes to Endangered Languages: Identities and Policies...

Author: Julia Sallabank (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)
ISBN: 9781108790413
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Through a combination of ethnographic research and quantitative surveys, this book presents an in-depth study of...  Read More >>

Keeping Languages Alive: Documentation, Pedagogy and Revitalization

Keeping Languages Alive: Documentation, Pedagogy and...

Author: Mari C. Jones ,  Sarah Ogilvie
ISBN: 9781108790406
Format: Paperback
$62.07

Around the globe, a large body of linguists are collaborating with members of indigenous communities to keep endangered...  Read More >>

The Culture of Singapore English

The Culture of Singapore English

Author: Jock O. Wong (National University of Singapore)
ISBN: 9781108790437
Format: Paperback
$64.66

This book provides a fresh approach to Singapore English, by focusing on its cultural connotations. The author,...  Read More >>

Corpus Pragmatics: A Handbook

Corpus Pragmatics: A Handbook

Author: Karin Aijmer ,  Christoph Ruhlemann (Goteborgs Universitet Sweden)
ISBN: 9781108810449
Format: Paperback
$75.01

This is the first handbook to survey and expand the burgeoning field of corpus pragmatics, the intersection of pragmatics...  Read More >>

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