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Linguistic Variation as Social Practice (Language in Society)

by Penelope Eckert

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages300
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Open LibraryOL7609130M
ISBN 100631186034
ISBN 109780631186038

This book series deals with language variation, defined as either variation across related varieties of a language (‘dialect variation’, ‘microvariation’ or ‘intersystemic’ variation) or ‘inherent’, quantitative variation (‘intrasystemic’ variation). This pertains to variation in any relevant language component: phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics.   SOCIAL MARKERS • A linguistic feature that marks the speaker as a member of a particular social group. • There are pronunciation features that function as social markers: • 1) One feature is the final pronunciation of –ing with [n] rather than [angma] at .

Language Variation as Social Practice: The Linguistic Construction of Identity in Belten High / Edition 1. she builds in a much-needed critique of current sociolinguistic work on the relationship between language variation and social constructs such as class and gender. The work as a whole is an excellent and readable synthesis Price: $ It shows how empirical explorations have made sociolinguistics the most stimulating field in the contemporary study of language. It discusses the linguistic variable and its significance, crucial social variables such as social stratification, sex, and age, and the cultural significance of linguistic variation. (source: Nielsen Book Data).

Evolution of the Linguistic Variable The Importance of Accountability Language Variation and Change and Linguistic Theory Exercises 2 Social Patterns Social Class Sex (or Gender) Style and Register Mobility in Space and Mobility in Class Social Network, Communities of Practice Ethnicity and Culture Key Words: speech community, community of practice, identity, practice, class, gender, variation, heterogeneity, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, social stratification, social meaning. The notion community of practice was developed by Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger (Lave and Wenger ; Wenger ) as the basis of a social theory of File Size: KB.


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Linguistic Variation as Social Practice. Book January The book will be of interest to students and researchers in applied linguistics and sociolinguistics, as well as related fields Author: Penelope Eckert. Linguistic Variation as Social Practice book Linguistic Variation as Social Practice: The Linguistic Construction of Identity in Belten High (Language in Society) by Eckert, Penelope and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

This book describes the social categories, networks, and practices that constitute the local adolescent social order, relates these to wider patterns in the urban-suburban area, and ultimately to wider societal patterns. Linguistic Variation as Social Practice is an ideal text for advanced students of sociolinguistics and anthropological Cited by: "Linguistic Variation as Social Practice" is a study of the speech of the adolescent population of a midwestern high school, relating individuals' subtle patterns of pronunciation and grammar to participation in the peer social order.

Penelope Eckert, Linguistic variation as social practice. Oxford: Blackwell, Pp. xvi, Hb $, pb $ - Volume 31 Issue 2 - William Labov. Linguistic styles particularly variations in pronunciation, carry a wide range of meaning - from speakers' socio-economic class to their mood or stance in the moment.

This book examines the development of the study of sociolinguistic variation, from early demographic studies to a focus on the construction of social meaning in stylistic by: 3.

"Linguistic Variation as Social Practice" is a study of the speech of the adolescent population of a midwestern high school, relating individuals' subtle patterns of pronunciation and grammar to participation in the peer social order.4/5(17).

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Linguistic styles particularly variations in pronunciation, carry a wide range of meaning - from speakers' socio-economic class to their mood or stance in the moment. This book examines the development of the study of sociolinguistic variation, from early demographic studies to a focus on the construction of social meaning in stylistic practice.5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Linguistic variation as social practice: the linguistic construction of identity in Belten High. [Penelope Eckert]. Linguistic variation as social practice: The linguistic construction of identity in Belten High. By PENELOPE ECKERT. Malden, MA & Oxford, UK: Blackwell, Pp.

xvi, Reviewed by NATALIE SCHILLING-ESTES, Georgetown University In this excellent book, Penelope Eckert outlines her highly influential approach to sociolinguis. Linguistic Variation as Social Practice: The Linguistic Construction of Identity in Belten High.

Penelope Eckert. Maiden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, : Kathryn A. Woolard. Introduction: Variation and Agency. Interpreting the Meaning of Variation. The Social Order of Belten High. Sociolinguistic Research in the School.

The Vocalic Variables. Outline of Variation in Belten High. We Are What We Do. Friendships, Networks, and Communities of Practice. Style, Social Meaning, and Sound Change. References.

: Penelope Eckert. Penelope Eckert combined methodologies from anthropology and linguistics to create an influential study of the social meaning of language use among students at a suburban high school near Detroit in the '80s, which she has written up in several variations over quite a few years.4/5.

Kennedy, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Current Issues and Directions. Corpus research has resulted in descriptive studies of all levels of language. Some of the most innovative work has been on linguistic (), for example, pioneered the corpus-based study of how the distribution of linguistic items in texts and the patterns of.

Get this from a library. Linguistic variation as social practice: the linguistic construction of identity in Belten High. [Penelope Eckert] -- This study, based on three years of intensive ethnography in and around a Detroit-area high school, examines phonological variation as it is embedded in adolescent social practice.

It locates the. 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 (), editor of New Ways of Analyzing Sound Change (), and co-editor of The Cornell.

Child language variation is an area of research that emerged within the field of variationist sociolinguistics after a good deal of work on adult variation had been accomplished.

Sociolinguistics is the descriptive study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on the way language is used, and society's effect on language.

It differs from sociology of language, which focuses on the effect of language on inguistics overlaps considerably with pragmatics. Variation is a characteristic of language: there is more than one way of saying the same thing.

Speakers may vary pronunciation (), word choice (), or morphology and syntax (sometimes called "grammar").But while the diversity of variation is great, there seem to be boundaries on variation – speakers do not generally make drastic alterations in sentence word order or use novel sounds that are.Buy Linguistic Variation as a Social Practice: The Linguistic Construction of Identity in Belten High (Language in Society) by Eckert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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