Sociolinguistics in Scotland

Sociolinguistics in Scotland

By: R. Lawson (editor)Hardback

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Sociolinguistics in Scotland presents a comprehensive overview of sociolinguistic research in Scotland and showcases developments in sociolinguistic theory, method and application, highlighting Scotland's position as a valuable 'sociolinguistic laboratory'. This book is a key resource for those interested in language use in Scotland.

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Farhana Alam, University of Glasgow, UK Ellen Bramwell, University of Glasgow, UK Thorsten Brato, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany Lynn Clark, University of Canterbury, New Zealand John Corbett, University of Macau, China Mercedes Durham, University of Cardiff, UK Daniel Ezra Johnson, Lancaster University, UK Eleanor Lawson, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK Robert Lawson, Birmingham City University, UK Carmen Llamas, University of York, UK Ronald Macaulay, Pitzer College, California, USA Robert McColl Millar, University of Aberdeen, UK Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Auckland, New Zealand Erik Schleef, University of Manchester, UK James M. Scobbie, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK Ole Schutzler, University of Bamberg, Germany Cassie Smith-Christmas, Lews Castle College, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK Jane Stuart-Smith, University of Glasgow, UK Claire Timmins, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK Dominic Watt, University of York, UK


Foreword by Jennifer Smith 1. An Overview of Language in Scotland; Robert Lawson 2. A Short History of Sociolinguistics in Scotland; Ronald Macaulay 3. Accent Variation and Change in North-East Scotland: The Case of (HW) in Aberdeen; Thorsten Brato 4. A Socio-Articulatory Study of Scottish Rhoticity; Eleanor Lawson, James M. Scobbie and Jane Stuart-Smith 5. Sociolinguistic Variation in the Scottish-English Border Area; Dominic Watt, Carmen Llamas and Daniel Ezra Johnson 6. Hitting an Edinburgh Target: Immigrant Adolescents' Acquisition of Variation in Edinburgh English; Miriam Meyerhoff and Erik Schleef 7. Vowel Variation in Scottish Standard English: Accent-Internal Diferentiation or Anglicisation?; Ole Schutzler 8. Phonological Repetition Effects in Natural Conversation: Evidence from TH-fronting in Fife; Lynn Clark 9. Language and the Influence of the Media: A Scottish Perspective; Jane Stuart-Smith and Claire Timmins 10. What Can Ethnography Tell us about Sociolinguistic Variation over Time?: Some Insights from Glasgow; Robert Lawson 11. From Speech to Naming in a Scottish Pakistani Community: The Interplay between Language, Ethnicity and Identity; Farhana Alam and Ellen Bramwell 12. Change in the Fisher Dialects of the Scottish East Coast: Peterhead as a Case Study; Robert McColl Millar, with the assistance of Lisa Bonnici and William Barras 13. Syntactic Variation: Evidence from the Scottish Corpus of Text and Speech; John Corbett 14 . Code-Switching in 'Flannan Isles': A Micro-Interactional Approach to a Bilingual Narrative; Cassie Smith-Christmas 15. 30 Years Later: Real-time Change and Stability in Attitudes towards the Dialect of Shetland; Mercedes Durham

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  • ISBN13: 9781137034700
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9781137034700
  • weight: 5514
  • ISBN10: 113703470X

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