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Author Hymes, Dell H.

Title Foundations in sociolinguistics : an ethnographic approach / Dell Hymes
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [1974]


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Description x, 245 pages ; 24 cm
Series The fireside briefing series
fireside briefing series
Contents Toward ethnographies of communication -- Studying the interaction of language and social life -- The Status of linguistics as a science : Why linguistics needs the sociologist -- Social anthropology, sociolinguistics, and the ethnography of speaking -- Bilingual education : linguistic vs. sociolinguistic bases -- The Contribution of folklore to sociolinguistic research -- The Contribution of poetics to sociolinguistic research -- Linguistics as sociolinguistics : Linguistic theory and functions in speech -- Syntactic arguments and social roles : quantifiers, keys, and reciprocal vs. reflexive relationships -- The Scope of sociolinguistics
Analysis Sociolinguistics
Notes Includes index
Reprint of: Conversations between chairmen : Plunkett's progress, 1999
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 211-232
Subject Sociolinguistics.
Author Australian Institute of Company Directors.
LC no. 73089288
ISBN 0812210654 (paperback)