Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact by Robert Lawson,Dave Sayers,John R. Rickford PDF

By Robert Lawson,Dave Sayers,John R. Rickford

ISBN-10: 041574850X

ISBN-13: 9780415748506

ISBN-10: 0415748526

ISBN-13: 9780415748520

Shortlisted for the LSA Leonard Bloomfield e-book Award 2017

Sociolinguistic learn: software and Impact presents a special evaluation of foreign learn tasks, showcasing their optimistic results and supplying severe insights and confident opinions into the which means of ‘impact’ in modern learn. The ebook includes:

  • original findings from state of the art examine from students equivalent to Mary Bucholtz, Walt Wolfram and Peter Patrick;

  • coverage of organisational contexts together with schooling, executive, justice, history, and the workplace;

  • activities together with after-school programmes, place of work education classes, social media campaigns, and video productions;

  • application of study to expert perform together with instructing (primary college to university), adjudication, police interviewing, and governmental policymaking;

  • contributors’ own reflections at the examine method and its results, together with confident evaluations of institutional definitions of impact.

With chapters spanning learn throughout 5 continents, Sociolinguistic examine: program and Impact is key interpreting for sociolinguistic researchers, scholars embarking on sociolinguistic study, and somebody attracted to the sensible software of research on language and society.

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