Date: 06-Oct-2006 From: Liz Levine <elizabeth.levinetaylorandfrancis.com> Subject: The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics: Llamas, Mullany, Stockwell (Eds)
Title: The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics
Series Title: Routledge Companions
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
Editor: Carmen Llamas, University of Aberdeen
Editor: Louise Mullany, University of Nottingham
Editor: Peter Stockwell, University of Nottingham
Hardback: ISBN: 0415338492 Pages: 288 Price: U.S. $ 100.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0415338506 Pages: 288 Price: U.S. $ 26.95
Providing a comprehensive overview of sociolinguistic methods and areas of investigation, this engaging and practical text covers every issue of major concern in the field. Made up of a series of short essays written by renowned international experts and presented in thematic groups, key topics discussed include:
language, sex and gender multilingualism language and ideology language and education language and ethnicity pidgins and creoles.
With a substantial A-Z glossary of key terms and concepts, directions for further study, and detailed cross-referencing with links to the glossary, The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics is both an essential broad-based introduction for those new to the field, and a highly useful reference for established researchers in the area.