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The Handbook of Language Variation and Change

Edited by: J. K. Chambers, Peter Trudgill and Natalie Schilling-Estes
eISBN: 9781405116923
Print publication date: 2003

Subject Sociolinguistics » Language Variation and Change

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405116923.2003.x

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The Handbook of Language Variation and Change

Written by a distinguished international roster of contributors. The Handbook of Language Variation and Change reflects the vitality, diversity, and growth of the discipline. It is a convenient repository of the essential knowledge about the study of language variation and change.

The Handbook presents views of linguistic variation in the diverse contexts that give it meaning and significance, across generations, social strata, and domains of interaction. It includes an extensive examination of the methodologies emploed by linguists working in linguistic variation and change, addressing the levels of linguistic structure thet have been the main foci of work in the field. Invaluable section introductions by the editors set out the boundaries of the field, and place each of the chapters into perspective.

The authoritative resource allows the next generation of academics to perpetuate all of these fields of study and explore them with the kind of depth unimaginable to their predecessors.

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Chambers, J. K., Peter Trudgill and Natalie Schilling-Estes (eds). The Handbook of Language Variation and Change. Blackwell Publishing, 2003. Blackwell Reference Online. 23 May 2018 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405116923_9781405116923>

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