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Principles of Linguistic Change free pdf This volume presents the long-anticipated results of several decades of inquiry into the social origins and social motivation of linguistic change. * Written by one of the founders of modern sociolinguistics * Features the first complete report on the Philadelphia project designed to establish the social location of the leaders of linguistic change * Includes chapters on social class, neighborhood, ethnicity, gender, and social networks that delineate the leaders of linguistic change as women of the upper working class with a high density of interaction within their neighborhoods and a high proportion of weak ties outside of it

About William Labov

The author is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the co-editor of Language Variation and Change and is author of Sociolinguistic Patterns (1972), Language in the Inner City (1972), and Principles of Linguistic Change, Volume 1: Internal Factors (Blackwell, 1994).

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Author : William Labov
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 21 December 2015
ISBN : 1119129168
EAN : 9781119129165
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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