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Title The Oxford handbook of sociolinguistics / edited by Robert Bayley, Richard Cameron, and Ceil Lucas.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
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Description xxv, 884 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Oxford handbooks in linguistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Variationist sociolinguistics / Robert Bayley -- Linguistic anthropology / Janet S. Shibamoto-Smith and Vineeta Chand -- Doers and makers : the interwoven stories of sociology and the study of language / Christopher McAll -- Critical discourse analysis / Martin Reisigl -- Conversation analysis / Paul Seedhouse -- The intersections of language socialization and sociolinguistics / KarenAnn Watson-Gegeo and Matthew C. Bronson -- Psycholinguistic approaches / Brandon C. Loudermilk -- Interdisciplinary approaches / Christine Mallinson and Tyler Kendall -- Studies of the community and the individual / James A. Walker and Miriam Meyerhoff -- Experimental methods for measuring intelligibility of closely related language varieties / Charlotte Gooskens -- Quantitative analysis / Kyle Gorman and Daniel Ezra Johnson -- Analyzing qualitative data : mapping the research trajectory in multilingual contexts / Juliet Langman -- Longitudinal studies / Gillian Sankoff -- Methods for studying sign languages / Ceil Lucas -- Pidgins and Creoles / Eric Russell Webb -- Language maintenance and shift / Kim Potowski -- Sociolinguistics and second language acquisition / Martin Howard, Raymond Mougeon, and Jean-Marc Dewaele -- Codeswitching / Li Wei -- Sing language contact / David Quinto-Pozos and Robert Adam -- Sociophonetics / Maciej Baranowski -- Phonology and sociolinguistics / Naomi Nagy -- Morphosyntactic variation / Ruth King -- Pragmatics and variationist sociolinguistics / Richard Cameron and Scott Schwenter -- Variation and change / Alexandra D'Arcy -- Sociolinguistic variation and change in sign languages / Adam Schembri and Trevor Johnston -- Language policy, ideology, and attitudes in English-dominant countries / Thomas Ricento -- English in language policies and ideologies in Africa : challenges and prospects for vernacularization / Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu -- Language policy and ideology : greater China / Qing Zhang -- Language policies and politics in South Asia / Vineeta Chand -- Language policy and ideology in Latin America / Rainer Enrique Hamel -- Language policy, ideology, and attitudes : key issues in western Europe / Fran├žois Grin -- Language management in the Russian Empire, Soviet Union, and post-Soviet countries / Aneta Pavlenko -- Language ideologies, policies, and attitudes toward signed languages / Joseph Hill -- Language and law / Gregory Matoesian -- Our stories, ourselves : can the culture of a large medical school be changed without open heart surgery? / Richard M. Frankel -- Sociolinguistic studies of signed language interpreting / Melanie Metzger and Cynthia Roy -- Language awareness in community perspective : obligation and opportunity / Walt Wolfram -- Linguistic and ecological diversity / Suzanne Romaine -- Language revitalization / Lenore A. Grenoble -- Sociolinguistics and social activism / Anne H. Charity Hudley.
Summary "From its beginnings in the 1960s, 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 recent decades, and recent studies have led to a more broadly inclusive view of sociolinguistics. Hence there is a need for a handbook that will survey the main areas of the field, point out the lacunae in our existing knowledge base, and provide directions for future research.
The Oxford Handbook of Sociolinguistics will differ from existing work in four major respects. First, it will emphasize new methodological developments, particularly the convergence of linguistic anthropology and variationist sociolinguistics. Second, it will include chapters on sociolinguistic developments in areas of the world that have been relatively neglected in the major journals. Third, its chapters are written by contributors who have worked in a range of languages and whose work addresses sociolinguistic issues in bi- and multilingual contexts, i.e. the contexts in which a majority of the world's population lives. Finally, it will include substantial material on the rapidly growing study of sign language sociolinguistics."--pub. desc.
Subject Sociolinguistics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Related Names Bayley, Robert, 1943-
Cameron, Richard, 1953-
Lucas, Ceil.
Alternate Title Handbook of sociolinguistics
ISBN 0199744084 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780199744084 (hbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 794272261