The Resource Analysing variation in English, edited by Warren Maguire and April McMahon, (ebook)

Analysing variation in English, edited by Warren Maguire and April McMahon, (ebook)

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Analysing variation in English
Title
Analysing variation in English
Statement of responsibility
edited by Warren Maguire and April McMahon
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"Analysing Variation in English brings together a range of perspectives on the collection, analysis and broader relevance of variable language data. In the first half of the book, the focus is firmly on the description and comparison of methods for collecting and analysing examples of variation in language. Novel quantitative and computational methods are introduced and exemplified alongside more traditional approaches. The innovative second half of the book establishes and tests the relevance of language variation to other aspects of linguistics such as language change, and to other disciplines such as law and education. Each chapter concludes with a 'Where next?' section, providing guidance on further reading, but also pointers to under-researched areas, designed to help identify good topics for projects and dissertations. Designed to be used by students as well as researchers, the book will be welcomed by those working in English language and linguistics, sociolinguistics or language change"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
427.0072
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1074.7
LC item number
.A53 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maguire, Warren
  • McMahon, April M. S
  • NC Live eBook Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • Linguistic change
Label
Analysing variation in English, edited by Warren Maguire and April McMahon, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=667593
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction April McMahon and Warren Maguire; Part I. Investigating Variation in English: How Do We Know What We Know?: 1. Collecting data on phonology Erik R. Thomas; 2. How to make intuitions succeed: testing methods for analysing syntactic microvariation Isabelle Buchstaller and Karen Corrigan; 3. Corpora: capturing language in use Alexandra D'Arcy; 4. Hypothesis generation Hermann Moisl; 5. Quantifying relations between dialects Warren Maguire and April McMahon; 6. Perceptual dialectology Chris Montgomery and Joan Beal; Part II. Why Does it Matter? Variation and Other Fields: 7. Variation and linguistic theory Patrick Honeybone; 8. Variation and change Gregory R. Guy; 9. Variation and forensic linguistics Frances Rock; 10. Variation and identity Emma Moore; 11. Variation and populations Rob McMahon; 12. Variation and education Graeme Trousdale
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 332 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • EBC667593
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC667593
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL667593
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10452869
  • (CaONFJC)MIL301716
  • (OCoLC)707068337
Label
Analysing variation in English, edited by Warren Maguire and April McMahon, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=667593
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction April McMahon and Warren Maguire; Part I. Investigating Variation in English: How Do We Know What We Know?: 1. Collecting data on phonology Erik R. Thomas; 2. How to make intuitions succeed: testing methods for analysing syntactic microvariation Isabelle Buchstaller and Karen Corrigan; 3. Corpora: capturing language in use Alexandra D'Arcy; 4. Hypothesis generation Hermann Moisl; 5. Quantifying relations between dialects Warren Maguire and April McMahon; 6. Perceptual dialectology Chris Montgomery and Joan Beal; Part II. Why Does it Matter? Variation and Other Fields: 7. Variation and linguistic theory Patrick Honeybone; 8. Variation and change Gregory R. Guy; 9. Variation and forensic linguistics Frances Rock; 10. Variation and identity Emma Moore; 11. Variation and populations Rob McMahon; 12. Variation and education Graeme Trousdale
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 332 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC667593
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC667593
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL667593
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10452869
  • (CaONFJC)MIL301716
  • (OCoLC)707068337

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