This Very Short Introduction deals with the social life of language, presenting a succinct account of the most important aspects - both "micro" and "macro" - of sociolinguistics, such as language variation, language attitudes, and the relationship between language and identity.
Sociolinguistics: A Very Short Introduction
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|3 Perceptions of language||31|| |
|5 Languages great and small||60|| |
|6 Loyalty, maintenance, shift, loss, and revival||68|| |
|8 Name, sex, and religion||97|| |