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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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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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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
With the recent controversy in the Oakland, California school district about Ebonics—or as it is referred to in sociolinguistic circles, African American Vernacular English or ...
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Network Cabling Illuminated

Robert Shimonski, Richard Steiner, Sean Sheedy - Computers - 2005 - 510 pages
This book covers all aspects of network and communications cabling, including physical characteristics of the various types of cabling, installation design and implementation ...
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Dialect Diversity in America: The Politics of Language Change

William Labov - Social Science - 2012 - 173 pages
The sociolinguist William Labov has worked for decades on change in progress in American dialects and on African American Vernacular English (AAVE). In Dialect Diversity in ...
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