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Most popular Sociolinguistics books

The most popular Sociolinguistics books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between British and American English
A laugh-out-loud dissection of the linguistic myths surrounding British and American English
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Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
This introduction to linguistic anthropology includes basic concepts and methods, cognition, sociolinguistics, coverage of gender, race, and class, and an examination of communication in the digital age.
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Scouse-English Glossary
Scouse-English Glossary
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Sounds Appealing: The Passionate Story of English Pronunciation
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Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between British and American English
A laugh-out-loud dissection of the linguistic myths surrounding British and American English
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Plebeian Prose
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Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Fully updated to reflect the most recent scholarship in the field and revised to include many more pedagogical features, An Introduction to Sociolinguistics, 7th Edition builds on its foundation as the most preeminent textbook in sociolinguistics, updated for today s students.
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English - One Tongue, Many Voices
This is the fully revised and expanded second edition of English - One Tongue, Many Voices, a book by three internationally distinguished English language scholars who tell the fascinating, improbable saga of English in time and space.
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Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
"Guy Deutscher is that rare beast, an academic who talks good sense about linguistics... Observer*Does language reflect the culture of a society? A delightful amalgam of cultural history and popular science, this book explores some of the most fascinating and controversial questions about language, culture and the human mind.
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Intercultural Communication: A Critical Introduction
Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, the second edition of this popular textbook provides students with an up-to-date overview of the field of intercultural communication.
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Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: A Concise Typological Introduction
A student-oriented introduction that applies the main concepts of typology, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, language variation and language contact, to the study of Southeast Asian languages. It is ideal for students of Asia, Asian languages and linguistics, as well as students taking broader courses on Asian languages and language typology.
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Mainland Southeast Asian Languages: A Concise Typological Introduction
A student-oriented introduction that applies the main concepts of typology, phonology, morphology, syntax, sociolinguistics, language variation and language contact, to the study of Southeast Asian languages. It is ideal for students of Asia, Asian languages and linguistics, as well as students taking broader courses on Asian languages and language typology.
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Art of Positive Communication: Theory and Practice
This book bridges communication theory and practice to foreground an important message: positive communication matters. By examining closely how people talk to each other at home or at work, this book enables undergraduate and graduate students to communicate more positively.
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Study Abroad, Second Language Acquisition and Interculturality
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English with an Accent: Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States
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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics
This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In over 3,250 entries it clearly defines terms relating to phonetics, grammar, semantics, languages (spoken and written), dialects, and sociolinguistics.
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Language of Schooling: A Functional Linguistics Perspective
This book is about language and how language is typically structured when it is used in the context of schooling. It demonstrates that the variety of English expected at school differs from the interactional language that students use for social purposes, and provides a linguistic analysis of the challenges of the school curriculum.
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Languages In The World: How History, Culture, and Politics Shape Language
This innovative introduction outlines the structure and distribution of the world s languages, charting their evolution over the past 200,000 years.
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Geordie-English Glossary
Geordie-English Glossary
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Social Linguistics and Literacies: Ideology in Discourses
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Explain Me This: Creativity, Competition, and the Partial Productivity of Constructions
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English Around the World: An Introduction
A lively and accessible introduction to world Englishes, describing varieties used in a wide range of countries worldwide, and setting them within their historical and social contexts. Providing essential knowledge and skills for those embarking on the study of world Englishes, this is set to become the leading introductory text.
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Women, Men and Language: A Sociolinguistic Account of Gender Differences in Language
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Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition
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Introducing Sociolinguistics
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Global Englishes: A Resource Book for Students
Previously published as: World Englishes: a resource book for students / Jennifer Jenkins, 2nd ed., 2009.
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Language Contact in Africa and the African Diaspora in the Americas: In honor of John V. Singler
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Keywords: A Vocabulary of Culture and Society
Raymond Williams' seminal exploration of the history of meaning of some of the most important words in the English language.
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Sociolinguistics: A Very Short Introduction
This Very Short Introduction deals with the social life of language, presenting a succinct account of the most important aspects - both "micro" and "macro" - of sociolinguistics, such as language variation, language attitudes, and the relationship between language and identity.
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Sociocultural Theory in Second Language Education: An Introduction through Narratives
This textbook introduces the reader to concepts of sociocultural theory, through a series of narratives illuminating key concepts of the theory. This 2nd edition references recent studies that provide important instances of Vygotskian sociocultural theory in second language education and research, as well as questions for collaborative discussion.
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Social Interaction and Teacher Cognition
The book offers a close examination of cognition-in-interaction in three distinctive aspects: learning to teach, novice and expert teachers cognition, and interactive decision making. Book views cognition as a socially constructed and contextual process, and treats interaction as a framework that deals with psychological matters and visible way.
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Introducing Multimodality
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Routledge Handbook of Spanish in the Global City
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Speaking Up: Understanding Language and Gender
Our language and gender have an enormous impact on how we understand ourselves and the world around us, and the way we are treated by society. Many popular ideas about gender and language are more complicated than they first appear. This book will change the way you think about language, and give you the tools to challenge the world around you.
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Mehrheiten - Minderheiten: Sprachliche Und Kulturelle Identitaeten Der Slavia Im Wandel Der Zeit
Das Buch diskutiert aktuelle Ansatze im Bereich der slavischen Forschung zu Mehr- und Minderheiten. Im Fokus stehen damit verbundene theoretische und methodologische Probleme, aber auch Beispiele aus der Geschichte und Gegenwart slavischer Sprachgemeinschaften.
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Discourses of Brexit
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History in English Words
A classic historical excursion through the English language.
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Language Management
This book develops a theory of language management based on research on the family, religion, the workplace, the media, schools, legal and health institutions, the military and government. A model is developed that makes sense of the various forces involved in managing language, and clarifies why it is such a difficult enterprise.
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Arabic Sociolinguistics
The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book discusses major trends in research on diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language change and language policies in relation to Arabic.
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Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader
Linguistic Anthropology: A Reader is a comprehensive collection of the best work that has been published in this exciting and growing area of anthropology, and is organized to provide a guide to key issues in the study of language as a cultural resource and speaking as a cultural practice.
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Politics of Arabic in Israel: A Sociolinguistic Analysis
Camelia Suleiman delves into these tensions and contradictions, exploring how language policy and language choice both reflect and challenge political identities of Arabs and Israelis.
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Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities: A study of youth learning English in Italy
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Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East: Getting the Message Across
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Experimental Research Methods in Sociolinguistics
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Language and Power
Essential study guides for the future linguist.
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Keywords of Mobility: Critical Engagements
Scholars from various disciplines have used key concepts to grasp mobilities, but as of yet, a working vocabulary of these has yet to be fully developed. This edited volume presents contributions that critically analyze mobility-related keywords: capital, cosmopolitanism, freedom, gender, immobility, infrastructure, motility, and regime.
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Exploring Intercultural Communication: Language in Action
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World Englishes
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Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society
Examines the close link between language and society and the many factors that influence the way we speak. Ranging from gender, environment, age, race, class, region and politics, this work surveys languages and societies from all over the world drawing on examples from Afrikaans to Yiddish. It is suitable for sociolinguistics.
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Language and Gender: A Reader
The new edition of Language and Gender: A Reader responds to the wealth of research that has shaped the field since its initial publication in 1998. Retaining many of the foundational entries that have made the volume so popular, the second edition has been fully revised, and now includes 23 new articles and two entirely new sections.