Franklin

Social lives in language--sociolinguistics and multilingual speech communities : celebrating the work of Gillian Sankoff / edited by Miriam Meyerhoff, Naomi Nagy.

Publication:
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins, c2008.
Series:
Impact, studies in language and society ; 24.
Impact, studies in language and society ; v. 24
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 365 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Sociolinguistics.
Sankoff, Gillian -- Mélanges et hommages.
Sociolinguistique.
Soziolinguistik.
Mehrsprachigkeit.
Mehrsprachigkeit.
Soziolinguistik.
Sociolinguistics
Local subjects:
Sankoff, Gillian - Mélanges et hommages.
Sociolinguistique.
Form/Genre:
Aufsatzsammlung.
Contents:
Language, mobility, and (in)security : a journey through francophone Canada / Michelle Daveluy
Language repertoires and the middle class in urban Solomon Islands / Christine Jourdan
Land, language, and identity : the socio-political origins of Gurindji Kriol / Felicity Meakins
"I've been speaking Tsotsitaal all my life without knowing it" : towards a unified account of Tsotsitaals in South Africa / Rajend Mesthrie
Tok bokis, tok piksa : translating parables in Papua New Guinea / Bambi B. Schieffelin
Chiac in context : overview and evaluation of Acadie's Joual / Ruth King
How to predict the evolution of a bilingual community / David Sankoff
How local is local French in Quebec? / Pierrette Thibault
Ne deletion in Picard and in regional French : evidence for distinct grammars / Julie Auger & Anne-José Villeneuve
The dynamics of pronouns in the Québec languages in contact dynamics / Hélène Blondeau
Subordinate clause marking in Montreal anglophone French and English / Hélène Blondeau & Naomi Nagy
Mysteries of the substrate
Empirical problems with domain-based notions of "simple" / Miriam Meyerhoff.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1924 Book Fund.
Contributor:
Sankoff, Gillian.
Meyerhoff, Miriam.
Nagy, Naomi.
Class of 1924 Book Fund.
ISBN:
9789027218636
9789027218636
9789027218636 (hb : alk. paper)
9027218633 (hb : alk. paper)
9789027218636 (hbκ.)
9027218633 (hbκ.)
OCLC:
231163011
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