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ERIC Number: ED479135
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 520
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ISBN: ISBN-0-631-22717-2
Sociolinguistics: The Essential Readings. Linguistics: The Essential Readings.
Paulston, Christina Bratt, Ed.; Tucker, G. Richard, Ed.
This collection of papers includes the following: (1) "A Brief History of American Sociolinguistics 1949-1989" (Roger W. Shuy); (2) "Reflections on the Origins of Sociolinguistics in Europe" (Louis-Jean Calvet); (3) "Models of the Interaction of Language and Social Life" (Dell Hymes); (4) "I Came to Sing: Negotiating Identities and Places in the Tuscan 'Contrasto': (Valentina Pagliai); (5) "Narrative Analysis: Oral Versions of Personal Experience" (William Labov and Joshua Waletzky); (6) "'Narrative Analysis' Thirty Years Later" (Emanuel A. Schegloff); (7) "Narrative Structure: Some Contrasts between Maori and Pakeha Story-telling" (Janet Holmes); (8) "Contextualization Conventions" (John J. Gumperz); (9) "The Pronouns of Power and Solidarity" (Roger Brown and Albert Gilman); (10) "Complimenting: A Positive Politeness Strategy" (Janet Holmes); (11) "Selections from 'Language and Woman's Place'" (Robin Lakoff); (12) "The Relativity of Linguistic Strategies: Rethinking Power and Solidarity in Gender Dominance" (Deborah Tannen); (13) "Some Sociolinguistic Principles" (William Labov); (14) "On the Construction of Vernacular Dialect Norms" (Walt Wolfram); (15) "The Linguistic Individual in an American Public-Opinion Survey" (Barbara Johnstone); (16) "Trade Jargons and Creole Dialects as Marginal Languages" (John E. Reinecke); (17) "A Social Psychology of Bilingualism" (Wallace E. Lambert); (18) "BICS and CALP: Origins and Rationale for the Distinction" (Jim Cummins); (19) "Linguistic Diversity, Schooling, and Social Class: Rethinking Our Conception of Language Proficiency in Language Minority Education" (Jeff MacSwan and Kellie Rolstad); (20) "Diglossia" (Charles Ferguson); (21) "Bilingualism With and Without Diglossia; Diglossia With and Without Bilingualism" (Joshua A. Fishman); (22) "Toward the Systematic Study of Diglossia" (Alan Hudson); (23) "Empirical Explorations of Two Popular Assumptions: Inter-Polity Perspective on the Relationship between Linguistic Heterogeneity, Civil Strife, and Per Capita Gross National Product" (Joshua A. Fishman); (24) "Linguistic Minorities and Language Policies" (Christina Bratt Paulston); (25) "Dialect, Language, Nation" (Einar Haugen); (26) "Language Planning Goals: A Classification" (Moshe Nahir); and (27) "Literacy and Language Planning" (Nancy H. Hornberger). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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