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Title Directions in sociolinguistics : the ethnography of communication / edited by John J. Gumperz and Dell Hymes
Edition Reissued with corrections and additions
Published Oxford, UK ; New York, NY, USA : B. Blackwell, 1986


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Description x, 598 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction / John J. Gumperz -- Part one. Ethnographic description and explanation -- Models of the interaction of language and social life / Dell Hymes -- Culture patterning of speech behavior in Burundi / Ethel M. Albert -- "Struck by speech" : the Yakan concept of litigation / Charles O. Frake -- The strategy of Turkish boys' verbal dueling rhymes / Alan Dundes, Jerry W. Leach, Bora Özkök -- Signifying and marking : two Afro-American speech acts / Claudia Mitchell-Kernan -- Riddles : expressive models of interrogation / John M. Roberts and Michael L. Forman -- Part two. Discovering structure in speech -- On sociolinguistic rules : alternation and co-occurrence / Susan Ervin-Tripp -- Context and alternation in Koya kinship terminology / Stephen A. Tyler -- Social context and semantic feature : the Russian pronominal usage / Paul Friedrich -- Remarks on ethnomethodology / Harold Garfinkel -- On the analyzability of stories by children / Harvey Sacks -- Sequencing in conversational openings / Emanuel A. Schegloff -- A kinesic-linguistic exercise : the cigarette scene / Ray L. Birdwhistell -- Part three. Genesis, maintenance, and change of linguistic codes -- Social meaning in linguistic structures : code-switching in Norway / Jan-Petter Blom and John J. Gumperz -- Domains and the relationship between micro-and macrosociolinguistics / Joshua A. Fishman -- Ethnic processes on the Pathan-Baluch boundary / Fredrik Barth -- A sociolinguistic approach to socialization ; with some reference to educability / Basil Bernstein -- The stylistic significance of consonantal Sandhi in Trukese and Ponapean / John L. Fischer -- On the mechanism of linguistic change / William Labov
Analysis Sociolinguistics
Notes Includes indexes
Originally published: New York : Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1972
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 555-581
Subject Sociolinguistics.
Author Gumperz, John J. (John Joseph), 1922-2013.
Hymes, Dell H.
LC no. 86001018
ISBN 0631149864 (hard)
0631149872 (paperback)