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The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics Around the World

Edited by: Martin J. Ball

Print publication date:  November  2009
Online publication date:  December  2009

Print ISBN: 9780415422789
eBook ISBN: 9780203869659
Adobe ISBN: 9781135261054

10.4324/9780203869659
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Book description

Drawing on examples from a wide range of languages and social setting, The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics Around the World is the first single-volume collection surveying current and recent research trends in international sociolinguistics. With over 30 chapters written by leading authorities in the region concerned, all continents and their respective regions are covered. The book will serve as an important tool to help widen the perspective on sociolinguistics to readers of English.

Divided into sections covering: The Americas, Asia, Australasia, Africa and the Middle East, and Europe, the book provides readers with a solid, up-to-date appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of the field of sociolinguistics in each area. It clearly explains the patterns and systematicity that underlie language variation in use, as well as the ways in which alternations between different language varieties mark personal style, social power and national identity.

The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics around the World is the ideal resource for all students on undergraduate sociolinguistics courses and researchers involved in the study of language, society and power.

English Language and Linguistics / Sociolinguistics

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Sociolinguistics in the United States of America Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Sociolinguistics in Canada Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Sociolinguistics in Mexico Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The sociolinguistics of indigenous languages in South America Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Sociolinguistics of the Caribbean Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Sociolinguistic research in China Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Sociolinguistics in South Asia Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Sociolinguistics in Japan Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines Download PDF
Chapter  12:  A sociolinguistic profile of Turkey, Northern Cyprus and other Turkic states in Central Asia Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Sociolinguistics in the Caucasus Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Sociolinguistics in the Iranian world Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Sociolinguistics in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Sociolinguistics in New Zealand Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Sociolinguistics in the South Pacific Download PDF
Chapter  18:  A sociolinguistic sketch of New Guinea Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Sociolinguistics in South Africa Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Sociolinguistic studies of West and Central Africa Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Sociolinguistics of East Africa Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Israeli sociolinguistics Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Arabic sociolinguistics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Sociolinguistics of the German-speaking area Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Sociolinguistics in the Dutch language area in Europe Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Sociolinguistics in the Nordic region Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Sociolinguistics in the British Isles Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Sociolinguistics in France Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Sociolinguistics in Italy Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Sociolinguistics in Spain and Portugal Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Sociolinguistics in Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Sociolinguistics in the Balkans Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Sociolinguistics in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The development of sociolinguistics in the Baltic States Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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