Sociolinguistics: * provides a comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics * draws on a range of real texts, from an interview with Madonna to the Japanese Asahi Evening News * uses real studies designed and conducted by students * provides key readings with commentaries from works by major internationally known authors such as Norman Fairclough, Deborah Cameron, Braj Kachru, Jennifer Coates, Mark Sebba, and Malcolm Coulthard * is accompanied by a supporting website. New to this edition: * an entire new section on forensic linguistics * additional material on language and gender, conversation analysis and spoken discourse * comprehensively updated exercises, readings and references. The accompanying website to this book can be found at: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415401272.
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Author Biography - Peter Stockwell
Peter Stockwell is Professor of Literary Linguistics at the University of Nottingham and the author of many books and academic articles in the fields of literature and language, sociolinguistics, critical discourse analysis, language and cognition, surrealism and literary theory. Peter is the editor of the Routledge English Language Introductions series.