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Raciolinguistics

Edited by H. Samy Alim, John R. Rickford, and Arnetha F. Ball

Raciolinguistics "Brings together a critical mass of scholars to form a new field dedicated to theorizing and analyzing language and race together."


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Sociolinguistics from the Periphery

By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland

Sociolinguistics from the Periphery "presents a fascinating book about change: shifting political, economic and cultural conditions; ephemeral, sometimes even seasonal, multilingualism; and altered imaginaries for minority and indigenous languages and their users."


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Query Subject:   written vs. spoken language
Author:   Nicole Dehe
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   DOES ANYBODY KNOW ANY (EMPIRICAL OR THEORETICAL) STUDIES ON THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SPOKEN AND WRITTEN LANGUAGE IN ENGLISH OR RELATED LANGUAGES?
I AM PARTICULARLY INTERESTED INN CONSTRUCTIONS ALLOWING FOR WORD/CONSTITUENT ORDER ALTERNATION AND WHETHER THEY BEHAVE DIFFERENTLY, BUT I WILL BE GRATEFUL FOR ANY SUGGESTIONS.

MANY THANKS,
NICOLE DEHE
LL Issue: 8.1471
Date posted: 12-Oct-1997