ERIC Number: EJ641203
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Dynamics of Dialect Convergence.
Chambers, J. K.
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v6 n1 p17-30 Feb 2002
Discusses three themes that involve linguistic situations that have their roots in the extreme mobility that has characterized societies since the late 1940's: social typology of immigrnat-based societies andinsular socities; acquisition of native phonology by immigrant offspring; interlopers as agents of linguistic change. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Canada