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.
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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2nd Revised edition
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