9780631138259

The Sociolinguistics of Language: Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Volume II

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  • ISBN13:

    9780631138259

  • ISBN10:

    0631138250

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1991
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

A companion to the author's Sociolinguistics of Society, this textbook, examines the influence of social interaction in language use and discusses a variety of facts about language from the commonplace to the exotic.

Author Biography

Ralph Fasold is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, Washington DC. He is Advisory Editor to the Blackwell series Language in Society.

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface vi
Introduction vii
Address Forms
1(38)
The Ethnography of Communication
39(26)
Discourse
65(24)
Language and Sex
89(30)
Linguistic Pragmatics: Conversational Implicature
119(28)
More on Linguistic Pragmatics
147(33)
Pidgin and Creole Languages
180(43)
Linguistic Variation
223(46)
Some Applications of the Sociolinguistics of Language
269(46)
Bibliography 315(21)
Index 336

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