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The Handbook of Language Variation and Change free pdf The Handbook of Language Variation and Change builds, in its second edition, upon the successful foundation of the first. The sections have been expanded from five to eight, including revised sections on Language and Time, and Social Differentiation. Most chapters from the first edition have been updated, with new chapters on topics including Data Storage and Processing, Gender, Sex, and Sexual Identities, Adolescence, and Variation and Syntactic Theory. The Handbook has been a foundational reference work in sociolinguistics and linguistics, and the new edition expands its coverage and brings its research up-to-date in this fast-moving field.

About J. K. Chambers

J. K. Chambers is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto. He is the author of "Sociolinguistic Theory: Linguistic Variation and its Social Significance, Revised Edition" (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009) and "Dialectology, Second Edition "(with P. Trudgill, 1998), as well as numerous other books and scores of articles. He works extensively as a forensic consultant and maintains a parallel vocation in jazz criticism, having published a prize-winning biography of Miles Davis, " Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis" (1998) and a volume on the bebop pianist Richard Twardzik (2008).Natalie Schilling is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University. She is the author of "American English: Dialects and Variation, Second Edition" (with W. Wolfram, Wiley-Blackwell, 2006), "Sustaining Linguistic Diversity: Endangered and Minority Languages and Language Varieties" (with K. King, L. Fogle, J. J. Lou, and B. Soukup, 2008), and "Sociolinguistic Fieldwork" (2013). An expert in language variation and change in American English, she conducts workshops on sociolinguistics and education, as well as forensic linguistics, and is a noted consultant in both these fields.

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Author : J. K. Chambers
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 28 June 2013
ISBN : 1118335597
EAN : 9781118335598
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 604 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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