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By Warren Maguire,April McMahon

ISBN-10: 0521898668

ISBN-13: 9780521898669

Analysing edition in English brings jointly a variety of views at the assortment, research and broader relevance of variable language info. within the first 1/2 the ebook, the point of interest is firmly at the description and comparability of equipment for amassing and analysing examples of version in language. Novel quantitative and computational equipment are brought and exemplified along extra conventional methods. The cutting edge moment 1/2 the publication establishes and checks the relevance of language version to different facets of linguistics reminiscent of language switch, and to different disciplines reminiscent of legislations and schooling. every one bankruptcy concludes with a 'Where next?' part, supplying counsel on additional studying, but in addition tips to under-researched parts, designed to assist establish solid themes for initiatives and dissertations. Designed for use by way of scholars in addition to researchers, the publication could be welcomed via these operating in English language and linguistics, sociolinguistics or language change.

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