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Author Tagliamonte, Sali,
Title Making waves : the story of variationist sociolinguistics / Sali A. Tagliamonte.
Imprint Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom : Wiley Blackwell, [2015]

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Author Tagliamonte, Sali,
Subject Sociolinguistics.
Language and languages -- Variation.
Description 1 online resource
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Contents Where It Begins -- Synchronicity and Sociolinguistics -- A Crescendo of Research -- Roots of Variationist Thinking -- Sociolinguistics in the Street -- Why Statistics in Your Head -- Sociolinguistics From the Heart -- Branching Out; Bursting at the Seams -- Why Do You Like Variation? -- Launching the Future -- Afterword -- Appendix A List of Interviews -- Appendix B VSLX Family Tree.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (John Wiley, viewed September 17, 2015).
Summary Making Waves tells the human story of an academic field based on one-to-one interviews with 43 of the most famous scholars in Variationist Sociolinguistics. Explanations of concepts, ideas, good practice and sage advice come directly from the progenitors of the discipline.-An authentic, inside story about the origins of Sociolinguistics as Language Variation and Change, recording the context and spirit of sociolinguistics -Gives students access to the views on language variation of major sociolinguists such as Bill Labov and Peter Trudgill -Offers a human story of an academic field, and is written in the style of a novel, offering complete accessibility with minimal in-group terminology -Provides a timely audio archive of the reminiscences of the major Sociolinguists, including Labov, Fasold, Milroy, Trudgill, and Wolfram, with a companion website featuring 400 audio clips from the interviews. Visit the site at.
ISBN 9781118455494 (electronic bk.)
1118455495 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1002/9781118455494
OCLC # 921307274
Additional Format Erscheint auch als: Druck-Ausgabe Tagliamonte, Sali A., 1960. Making Waves

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