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Journal Title: Language in Society
Volume/Issue:   34 / 3
Date: July 2005
Table of Contents: What a Language is Good for: Language socialization, language shift, and the persistence of code-specific genres in St. Lucia
by PaulB.Garrett
pp 327-361

Language Attitudes of the First Postcolonial Generation in Hong Kong Secondary Schools
by Mee-LingLai
pp 363-388

Grammar and the “Timing” of Social Action: Word order and preference organization in Japanese
by HirokoTanaka
pp 389-430

A Chinese Yuppie in Beijing: Phonological variation and the construction of a new professional identity
by QingZhang
pp 431-466

Publications Received
by QingZhang
pp 489-490

Editor's Note
by BarbaraJohnstone
pp 491-491

Investigating Language Attitudes: Social meanings of dialect, ethnicity, and performance
reviewed by JuanManuelHernández-Campoy
pp 467-470

Living Narrative: Creating lives in everyday storytelling
reviewed by BetsyRymes, Mariana SoutoManning
pp 470-474

First Language Acquisition
reviewed by EdithL.Bavin
pp 474-477

Exploring Media Discourse
reviewed by KumikoMurata
pp 477-482

Language in Cape Town's District Six
reviewed by PolCuvelier
pp 482-485

Russian-English Code-switching in New York City
reviewed by MaritaRoth
pp 485-488

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
English
Japanese
Russian
 
LL Issue: 16.2027