Publication details [#12426]
Chambers, J.K. 1995. Sociolinguistic Theory. Cambridge: Blackwell. xxi + 284 pp.
Book – monograph
A critical synthesis of sociolinguistics, covering a discussion of the linguistic variable and its historical, methodological and theoretical significance; a discussion of the crucial social variables of social stratifcation, sex and age; a discussion of the social and cultural purposes of linguistic variation.