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Chambers, J.K. 1995. Sociolinguistic Theory. Cambridge: Blackwell. xxi + 284 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
English
Keywords
ISBN
0-631-18326-4

Annotation

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.