Towards a Critical Sociolinguistics (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory)

Towards a Critical Sociolinguistics (Current Issues in Linguistic Theory)


This selection of twelve essays, a few of which were written in particular for this quantity through famous eu and North-American sociolinguists, displays an expanding attractiveness in the box that sociological and theoretical innocence can not be underwritten through it, and gives a multi-pronged and multi-methodological option to circulate in the direction of a serious, reflexive, and theoretically liable socio-linguistics. It explores, with braveness and sensitivity, a few extremely important parts within the huge, immense house among Bloomfieldian 'idiolect' and Chomskyan 'UG' with a view to situate the human linguistic firm, and provides beneficial insights into human linguisticality and sociality. those explorations divulge the bounds of correlationism, determinism, and positivistic reificationism, and supply new methods of doing sociolinguistics. meant for either working towards and destiny sociolinguists, it really is an awesome text-book for the days, really for graduate and complex undergraduate students.

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