By Dick Smakman,Patrick Heinrich
From la to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic research of twelve city settings world wide. development on William Labov’s recognized big apple examine, the authors exhibit how language use in those parts is altering in response to trust structures, behavioural norms, day by day rituals and linguistic practices.
All chapters are written by way of key figures in sociolinguistics and offers the non-public tales of people utilizing linguistic capacity to move approximately their day-by-day communications, in assorted sociolinguistic platforms similar to:
- extremely huge city conurbations like Cairo, Tokyo, and Mexico City
- smaller settings like Paris and Sydney
less urbanised locations similar to the Western Netherlands Randstad region and Kohima in India.
Providing new views on the most important issues reminiscent of language selection and language touch, code-switching and combining, language and identification, language coverage and making plans and social networks, this can be key analyzing for college kids and researchers within the components of multilingualism and super-diversity inside of sociolinguistics, utilized linguistics and concrete studies.
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Urban Sociolinguistics: The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience by Dick Smakman,Patrick Heinrich