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Sociolinguistic Patterns

William Labov - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1972 - 344 pages
This classic volume, by a well-known linguist, constitutes a systematic introduction to sociolinguistics, unmatched in the clarity and forcefulness of its approach, and to the ...
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Principles of Linguistic Change, Cognitive and Cultural Factors

William Labov - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 448 pages
Written by the world-renowned pioneer in the field of modern sociolinguistics, this volume examines the cognitive and cultural factors responsible for linguistic change ...
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The Atlas of North American English: Phonetics, Phonology and Sound Change

William Labov, Sharon Ash, Charles Boberg - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 318 pages
The Atlas of North American English provides the first overall view of the pronunciation and vowel systems of the dialects of the U.S. and Canada. The Atlas re-defines the ...
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The Social Stratification of English in New York City

William Labov - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 485 pages
Second edition of William Labov's groundbreaking study, in which he looks back on forty years of achievements in sociolinguistics.
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Language in the Inner City: Studies in the Black English Vernacular

William Labov - Education - 1972 - 412 pages
"Language in the Inner City firmly establishes African American Vernacular English not simply as slang but as a well-formed set of rules of pronunciation and grammar capable of ...
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