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The Resource Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies, John Russell Rickford

Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies, John Russell Rickford

Label
Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies
Title
Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies
Statement of responsibility
John Russell Rickford
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
By the award-winning former president of the Linguistic Society of America, this collection of some of John Russell Rickford's pioneering works shows how linguists in sociolinguistics and creole studies can benefit from utilizing data, theories and methods from each other, as they more frequently did in the 1960s and 1970s, when both subfields, in their modern forms at least, were getting started. The volume addresses fundamental sociolinguistic topics such as social class, style, fieldwork, speech community, sociolinguistic competence and language attitudes with data from Guyanese and other Caribbean creoles. Recurrent concepts are also considered including language versatility, variation and change, vernacular use, school success and criminal justice in African America and the Caribbean, using models, case studies and methodologies from sociolinguistics. Theoretical and applied scholars, students apprehensive about sociolinguistic fieldwork, and those considering dynamic methods like implicational scaling about which little is written in linguistics textbooks, will find this volume invaluable. Includes a Foreword by Gillian Sankoff
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rickford, John Russell
Dewey number
306.44
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PM7871
LC item number
.R53 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Creole dialects
  • Pidgin languages
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Creole dialects
  • Pidgin languages
  • Sociolinguistics
Label
Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies, John Russell Rickford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Gillian Sankoff -- Sociolinguistic fieldwork in a racial and political maelstrom: getting in, getting on, and primary recording instruments and techniques -- Symbol of powerlessness and degeneracy? or symbol of solidarity and truth? Paradoxical attitudes towards pidgins and creoles / (with Elizabeth Closs Traugott) -- "Me Tarzan, you Jane!": cognition, expression and the Creole speaker -- The haves and have nots: sociolinguistic surveys and the assessment of speaker competence -- Connections between sociolinguistics and pidgin-creole studies -- Implicational scales -- Variation and the versatility approach to language arts in schools and societies / (with Angela E. Rickford) -- Le Page's theoretical and applied legacy in sociolinguistics and creole studies -- The social and the linguistic in sociolinguistic variation: mii en noo (me ain' know) -- A variationist approach to subject-aux question inversion in Bajan and other Caribbean creole Englishes, AAVE and Appalachian / (with Robin Melnick) -- Situation: stylistic variation in sociolinguistic corpora and theory -- Language and linguistic on trial: hearing Rachel Jeantel (and other vernacular speakers) in the courtroom and beyond / (with Sharese King) -- The continuing need for new approaches to social class analysis in sociolinguistics -- Concord and conflict in the speech community -- The joy of sociolinguistic fieldwork -- Index
Control code
1045199278
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 366 pages
Isbn
9781107086135
Lccn
2018037707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1045199278
Label
Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies, John Russell Rickford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Gillian Sankoff -- Sociolinguistic fieldwork in a racial and political maelstrom: getting in, getting on, and primary recording instruments and techniques -- Symbol of powerlessness and degeneracy? or symbol of solidarity and truth? Paradoxical attitudes towards pidgins and creoles / (with Elizabeth Closs Traugott) -- "Me Tarzan, you Jane!": cognition, expression and the Creole speaker -- The haves and have nots: sociolinguistic surveys and the assessment of speaker competence -- Connections between sociolinguistics and pidgin-creole studies -- Implicational scales -- Variation and the versatility approach to language arts in schools and societies / (with Angela E. Rickford) -- Le Page's theoretical and applied legacy in sociolinguistics and creole studies -- The social and the linguistic in sociolinguistic variation: mii en noo (me ain' know) -- A variationist approach to subject-aux question inversion in Bajan and other Caribbean creole Englishes, AAVE and Appalachian / (with Robin Melnick) -- Situation: stylistic variation in sociolinguistic corpora and theory -- Language and linguistic on trial: hearing Rachel Jeantel (and other vernacular speakers) in the courtroom and beyond / (with Sharese King) -- The continuing need for new approaches to social class analysis in sociolinguistics -- Concord and conflict in the speech community -- The joy of sociolinguistic fieldwork -- Index
Control code
1045199278
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 366 pages
Isbn
9781107086135
Lccn
2018037707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1045199278

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