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The Sociolinguistics of Language: Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Volume II

ISBN: 978-0-631-13825-9
356 pages
January 1991, Wiley-Blackwell
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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.
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Editor's Preface.

Introduction.

1. Address Forms.

2. The Ethnography of Communication.

3. Discourse.

4. Language and Sex.

5. Linguistic Pragmatics: Conversatinal Implicature.

6. More on Linguistic Pragmatics.

7. Pidgin and Creole Languages.

8. Linguistic Variation.

9. Some Applications of the Sociolonguistics of Lnaguage.

Bibliography.

Index.

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