Language and Social Networks (Language in Society 2nd Revised edition)

Language and Social Networks (Language in Society 2nd Revised edition)

By: Lesley Milroy (author)Paperback

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First published in 1980, Language and Social Networks has had a great influence on the development of sociolinguistics. The second edition incorporates an extensive new chapter reappraising the original research and discussing other sociolinguistic work in the same paradigm.

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Lesley Milroy is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.


Editora s Preface to the Second Edition. Preface to the Second Edition. Acknowledgements. 1. Language, Class and Community. 2. Obtaining Data in the Speech Community: Major Principles. 3. Studying Language in the Community: The Fieldworker and the Social Network. 4. The Social Context of Speech Events. 5. The Quantitative Analysis of Linguistic Data. 6. The Language of the Individual Speaker: Patterns of Variation and Network Structure. 7. Conclusions and Theoretical Implications. Appendix. References. Index.

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  • publication date: 29/07/1987
  • ISBN13: 9780631153146
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 244
  • ID: 9780631153146
  • weight: 418
  • ISBN10: 0631153144
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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