This volume provides an ethnographically rich account of sociolinguistic variation in an adolescent population.
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(229mm x 155mm x 14mm)
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Author Biography - Penelope Eckert
Penelope Eckert is Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University and Senior Research Scientist at the Institute for Research on Learning in Menlo Park, CA. She has also taught at the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is the author of Jocks and Burnouts (1989), editor of New Ways of Analyzing Sound Change (1991), and co--editor of The Cornell Lectures: Women in the Linguistic Profession (1990).