Description

Making Waves tells the human story of an academic field based on one-to-one interviews with 43 of the most famous scholars in Variationist Sociolinguistics. Explanations of concepts, ideas, good practice and sage advice come directly from the progenitors of the discipline.

  • An authentic, inside story about the origins of Sociolinguistics as Language Variation and Change, recording the context and spirit of sociolinguistics
  • Gives students access to the views on language variation of major sociolinguists such as Bill Labov and Peter Trudgill
  • Offers a human story of an academic field, and is written in the style of a novel, offering complete accessibility with minimal in-group terminology
  • Provides a timely audio archive of the reminiscences of the major Sociolinguists, including Labov, Fasold, Milroy, Trudgill, and Wolfram, with a companion website featuring 400 audio clips from the interviews. Visit the site at www.wiley.com/go/tagliamonte/makingwaves
  • ISBN13: 9781118455432
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Pubilcation Year: 2015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00224
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateNovember 2, 2015
Pages224
Primary CategoryLanguage Arts & Disciplines/Linguistics - Sociolinguistics

Making Waves: The Story of Variationist Sociolinguistics

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