English around the world : Sociolinguistic perspectives.

CHESHIRE, Jenny (ed.). English around the world : Sociolinguistic perspectives. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, (1991). First Edition. Pp [i]-xvi,1-684. Maps. Tables. Figures. Index. 8vo, blue card covers, lettered inwhite. Contents : Introduction: Sociolinguistics and English around the Wo rld (by Jenny Cheshire). 1. The UK and the USA (by Jenny Cheshire). 2. Ireland (by John Harris). 3. Urban and rural varieties of Hiberno-English (by Markku Filppula). 4. Sociolinguistic variation and methodology : after as a Dublin variable (by Jeffrey L. Kallen). 5. The interpretation of social constraints on variation in Belfast English (by James Milroy). 6. Canada (by J. K. Chambers). 7. Phonological variation and recent language change in St John's English (by Sandra Clarke, [St. John's , Newfoundland, pp 108-122]. 8. Sociophonetic variation in Vancouver (by John H. Esling). 9. Social differentiation in Ottowa English (by Howard B. Woods). 10. New Zealand (by Allan Bell, and Janet Holmes). 11. Social constraints on the phonology of New Zealand English (by Donn Bayard). 12. Maori English: a New Zealand myth? (by Richard A. Benton). 13. Sporting formulae in New Zealand English: two models of male solidarity (by Koenraad Kuiper). 14. Australia (by Gregory Guy). 15. /ae/ and /a:/ in Australian English (by David Bradley). 16. Variationin subject-verb agreement in inner Sydney English (by Edina Eisikovits). 1 7. Australian Creole English: the effect of cultural knowledge on language and memory (by Margaret T. S. Steffensen). 18. South Asia (by Thiru Kandiah). 19. Final consonant cluster simplification in a variety of Indian English (by Farhat Khan). 20. Patterns of language use in a bilingual setting in India (by Anju Sahgal). 21. Speech acts in an indigenised variety: sociocultural values and language variation (by Kamal K. Sridhar). 22. Southeast Asia and Hongkong (by Mary W. J. Tay). 23. Stylistic shifts in the English ofthe Philippine print media (by Andrew B. Gonzalez). 24. Variation in Malay sian English: the pragmatics of languages in contact (by Peter H. Lowenberg). 25. Social and linguistic constraints on variation in the use of two grammatical variables in Singapore English (by John Platt). 26. East Africa (Tanzania and Kenya) (by Mohammed M. H. Abdulaziz). 27. The politics of the English language in Kenya and Tanzania (by Musimbi R. A. Kanyoro). 28. National and subnational features in Kenyan English (by Josef J. Schmied). 29. Southern Africa (by Maurice M. Chishimba). 30. Sources and consequences of miscommunication in Afrikaans English - South African English encounters (byJ. Keith Chick). 31. Syntactic variation in South African Indian English: the relative clause (by Rajend Mesthrie). 32. The social significance of language use and language choice in a Zambian urban setting: an empirical study of three neighbourhoods in Lusaka (by Alice K. Siachitema). 33. West Africa (by Eyamba G. Bokamba). 34. The pronoun system in Nigerian Pidgin: a preliminary study (by Nicholas Faraclas). 35. The sociolinguistics of prepositional usage in Nigerian English (by Munzali Jibril). 36. Social and linguistic constraints on plural marking in Liberian English (by John Victor Singlar). 37. The Caribbean (by Donald Winford). 38. Standardisation in a Creole continuum situation: the Guyana case (by Hubert Devonish). 39. Gender roles and linguistic variation in the Belizean Creole community (by Genevieve Escure). 40. Sociolinguistic variation in Cane Walk: a quantitative case study (by John R. Rickford). 41. The Pacific (by Suzanne Romaine). 42. Watching girls pass by in Tok Pisin (by Peter Muhihausler). 43. Sociolinguistic variation and language attitudes in Hawaii (by Peter Muhihausler). 44. Variation in Fiji English (by Jeff Siegel). Very good. 40.00

Title: English around the world : Sociolinguistic perspectives.

Author Name: CHESHIRE, Jenny (ed.). KALLEN, Jeffrey L. DEVONISH, Hubert CHAMBERS, J.K.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991, ISBN:0521395658:

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