Cambridge Core – Sociolinguistics – Dialectology – by J. K. Chambers. J. K. Chambers, University of Toronto, Peter Trudgill, Université de Lausanne. The term ‘sociolinguistic dialectology’ Dialect geography One of the . editionj. k. chambers and peter trudgill Dialectology Second edition; 4. Jack Chambers and Peter Trudgill This book is in 3 Dialectology and linguistics. 32 . Dialectology, obviously, is the study of dialect and dialects.

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The authors argue that chamvers can thus make an important contribution to general linguistic theory and in particular answer questions about variability in language, which has in the past too often been assigned peripheral or accidental status.

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As a comprehensive account of all aspects of dialectology this new edition makes an ideal introduction to the subject. Chapter Four, “Urban Dialectology”, attempts to show how dialectology, in the process of development as a discipline, recognized its shortcomings such as the lack of inclusion of the social dimension in its scope.

Chambers is Professor chamberz Linguistics at the University of Toronto. It presents two opposing views, viz.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The new attitude brought about the rise of urban dialectology as opposed to previous studies of rural dialects solely. ChambersPeter Dkalectology No preview available – Nevertheless, the book can, and without doubt will, serve as a valuable introduction to the field of dialectology, its basic notions, methodology and lines of future development to numerous students of disciplines related to either linguistics or social studies.


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Chapter Two, “Dialect Geography”, starts with quite an extensive presentation of the history of the field, followed by the outline of the methods applied in research, viz.

One would hope this happens when a new book from the authors of this volume appears. Chapter Six, “Sociolinguistic Structure and Linguistic Innovation”, takes the reader further into the discussion of how one type of variation can be explained by another, viz. References to this book Social Linguistics and Literacies: Scientific Research An Academic Publisher. ChambersPeter Trudgill No preview available – It is stressed that, even though dialectology is perceived by the authors as an autonomous discipline, yet modern dialectologists are more often than not trained as linguists.

Here the hypothesis of “lexical diffusion” is introduced which assumes that the lexical component is the major one bringing about change, phonetic at least. Thirdly, the authors also look at how innovations are ‘disseminated’ and provide a geolinguistic model accounting for the spread of the changes. Chapter Five, “Social Differentiation and Language”, deals mainly with various areas of linguistic variation depending on social class, style formal and informalgender and other features.

Part of this chapter is also devoted to mechanisms inducing linguistic change. We expect these discussions to be informal and interactive; and the author of the book discussed is cordially invited to join in. In doing so the authors introduce the concept of “markers”, i.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Ewa Latecka originally comes from Lodz, Poland, where she obtained her M.


Cambridge University Press Amazon. Review of Chambers and Trudgill’s “Dialectology” Date: Chapter Twelve, “Cohesion in Dialectology” has a double function. In this updated edition, the authors offer new sections on dialectometry and mapping variability, as well as updates of recent developments.

Other editions – View dixlectology Dialectology J. Editor for this issue: It is a false perception to view dialectology as autonomous discipline that inherits traditional dialect atlases; dialectology transcends the work on grounds to scrutinize the way linguistic variables function in speech. She is co-author of “Hoi Toide on the Outer Banks: Account Options Sign in. Their research is therefore a contribution to both the disciplines.

As has been said earlier, this is a revised second edition of the book.

Dialectology Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics. Traditionally, this has largely been the province of dialect geographers, who concentrated on the speech of the linguistically conservative rural population in order to map trugdill differences.

Accepting the latter leads on to the handling of quantitative data and the problems related to it. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

ChambersPeter Trudgill Limited preview – Secondly, they move on to discuss the various vehicles of innovations.