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ERIC Number: EJ151607
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Community Profiles: An Alternative to Linguistic Informant Selection
Wolck, Wolfgang
Linguistics, 177, 43-57, Aug 10 76
The shift from regional to social variation in linguistic behavior has necessitated inclusion of larger numbers of informants in studies. This paper examines some sampling techniques and discusses the structuring of a community profile representative of a target population and exhibiting necessary social variation for accurate dialect study. (CHK)
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