Sociolinguistics is the study of the different ways in which different groups of people use language. This book provides a brief but comprehensive introduction to the field, making links with related disciplines such as history, politics, and gender studies.
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The social study of language
The ethnography of speaking
Locating variation in speech
Styles gender and social class
Bilinguals and bilingualism
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The Arabic Language and National Identity: A Study in Ideology
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