I am taking a sociolinguistics class and wanted to write my paper on the subject of linguistic determinism and how it affects society.
The book is decidedly a valuable contribution to Arabic sociolinguistics and to the theory of sociolinguistics in general.
You can trace that from William Labov and his street-level sociolinguistics , or further back if you want to.
Professor Joshua Fishman, regarded as one of the founders of sociolinguistics , challenges the widely held view that English, as the global lingua franca, is cutting a swathe through regional and local languages.
While she doesn't find that surprising, what continues to surprise me is how rarely composition experts have looked toward sociolinguistics to inform what is usually an interdisciplinary field of study.
If he knew more about sociolinguistics , he might be able to use his power and his bully pulpit to advocate for what the discipline sees as the solution to the literacy crisis - teaching youth how to shift easily between dialects.
The researcher better serves his interests and those of sociolinguistics if he or she attempts to find a direct approach to studying the phenomena in question.
Broadly construed, interactional sociolinguistics views ‘language as indexical to a social world.’
If we look across the social and behavioral sciences - outside of sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics - there are remarkably few cases where linguistic analysis plays any explicit role in research.
Her research has focused on language, culture and identity, sociolinguistics , discourse and interaction.