Cambridge Core – Sociolinguistics – Dialectology – by J. K. Chambers. J. K. Chambers, University of Toronto, Peter Trudgill, Université de Lausanne. The term ‘sociolinguistic dialectology’ Dialect geography One of the . editionj. k. chambers and peter trudgill Dialectology Second edition; 4. Jack Chambers and Peter Trudgill This book is in 3 Dialectology and linguistics. 32 . Dialectology, obviously, is the study of dialect and dialects.

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More recently, however, interest has shifted to urban speech, and sociolinguists have correlated linguistic variables with other variables such as age, social class, sex and ethnic background.

Sociolinguistic structure and linguistic innovation. Selected pages Title Page. These are, in turn, subdivided into smaller diakectology, clearly numbered and listed in “Contents”.

We expect these discussions to be informal and interactive; and the author of the book discussed is cordially invited to join in. Accepting the latter yrudgill on to the handling of quantitative data and the problems related to it.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. In this updated edition, the authors offer new sections on dialectometry and trudgilo variability, as well as updates of recent developments. Sociolinguistic and Lexical” and Eleven, “Diffusion: Part two, “Social Variation”, contains two chapters, numbered from 5 to 6, taking the reader further into the ‘social dimension’ of dialectology, previously introduced in the last chapter of “Background”.

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Some dialectologists stressed the fact that all dialects are both regional spatial dimension and social. Dialectology an Interactional Overlap of Disciplines. DNA Genealogy and Linguistics. This seemed to have been neglected in previous studies concentrated on the speech of a very limited range of social groups. Secondly, they move on to discuss the various vehicles of innovations. The book examines dialectology in its widest sense, as the study of the way language, dialect and accent varies from place to place, social group to social group and time to time.


References to this book Social Linguistics and Literacies: Chapter Four, “Urban Dialectology”, attempts to show how dialectology, in the process of development as a discipline, recognized its shortcomings such as the lack of inclusion of the social dimension in its scope. This paper, thus, highlights the relationship of dialectology to other disciplines of language in linguistic studies like sociolinguistics and education.

Nevertheless, the book can, and without doubt will, serve as a valuable introduction to the field of dialectology, its basic notions, methodology and lines of future development to numerous students of disciplines related to either linguistics or social studies.

Chapter Eight, “Transitions”, is on the one hand cyambers continuation of Chapter Seven in that it also relies on the concept of “isogloss”. Ewa Latecka originally comes from Lodz, Poland, where she obtained her M. Chambers is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Toronto.

Chapter Twelve, “Cohesion in Dialectology” has a double function. Traditionally, this has largely been the province of dialect geographers, who concentrated on the speech of the linguistically conservative rural population in order to map regional differences.

More recently, however, interest has shifted dialectolovy urban speech, She is co-author of “Hoi Toide on the Outer Banks: As has been said earlier, this is a revised second edition of the book. On the one hand, it sums up the dialectolgy chapters, and thus presents the origins of dialectology, its achievements and methodological tools. Dialectology is the study of language variation. As a comprehensive account of all aspects of dialectology this new edition makes an ideal introduction to the subject.


Other editions – View all Dialectology J. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Diffusion sociolinguistic and lexical.

It is a false perception to view dialectology as autonomous discipline that inherits traditional dialect atlases; dialectology transcends the work on grounds to scrutinize the way linguistic variables function in speech.

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He is editor of Blackwell’s Language in Society series. However, even from the comments made by the authors in both the Preface and Chapter 12 Cohesion in Dialectology it follows that the two should be brought much closer together and that the artificial dividing line stemming from their historical development should actually be dropped.

He is the author of “Sociolinguistic Theory: Here the hypothesis of “lexical diffusion” is introduced which assumes that the lexical component is the major one bringing about change, phonetic at least. Chapter Three, “Dialectology and Linguistics”, is the authors’ attempt at presenting the relationship between the two disciplines, with fields of commonality and difference.

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