The Guidebook to Sociolinguistics

The Guidebook to Sociolinguistics

by Allan Bell

ISBN-10: 0631228667
ISBN-13: 9780631228660
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Edition: 1 - 2013

Book Description

"The Guidebook to Sociolinguistics "presents a comprehensive introduction to the main concepts and terms of sociolinguistics, and of the goals, methods, and findings of sociolinguistic research. Introduces readers to the methodology and skills of doing hands-on research in this field Features chapter-by-chapter classic and contemporary case studies, exercises, and examples to enhance comprehension Offers wide-ranging coverage of topics across sociolinguistics. It begins with multilingualism, and moves on through language choice and variation to style and identity Takes students through the challenges involved in conducting their own research project Written by one of the leading figures in sociolinguistics