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Title: A Glossary of Sociolinguistics
Written By: Peter Trudgill

This alphabetic guide introduces popular terms used in the study of language and society. Clearly written by a leading authority in the field, this glossary provides full coverage of both traditional and contemporary terminology, including the relatively new areas within sociolinguistics of sign language, gay language, and cross-cultural communication. "A landmark event. It signifies the dramatic growth of sociolinguistics over the past several years and the level of interest it now attracts....No one is in a better position to write a glossary of the field, and no one can match Trudgill's lucid, readable style."--Walt Wolfram, North Carolina State University

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Co-publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195219430
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 160
Prices: AUS $ 15.95