Sociolinguistics in Scotland

Editors: Lawson, R. (Ed.)

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Sociolinguistics in Scotland presents a comprehensive overview of sociolinguistic research in Scotland and showcases developments in sociolinguistic theory, method and application, highlighting Scotland's position as a valuable 'sociolinguistic laboratory'. This book is a key resource for those interested in language use in Scotland.

About the authors

Farhana Alam, University of Glasgow, UK Ellen Bramwell, University of Glasgow, UK Thorsten Brato, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany Lynn Clark, University of Canterbury, New Zealand John Corbett, University of Macau, China Mercedes Durham, University of Cardiff, UK Daniel Ezra Johnson, Lancaster University, UK Eleanor Lawson, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK Robert Lawson, Birmingham City University, UK Carmen Llamas, University of York, UK Ronald Macaulay, Pitzer College, California, USA Robert McColl Millar, University of Aberdeen, UK Miriam Meyerhoff, University of Auckland, New Zealand Erik Schleef, University of Manchester, UK James M. Scobbie, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK Ole Schützler, University of Bamberg, Germany Cassie Smith-Christmas, Lews Castle College, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK Jane Stuart-Smith, University of Glasgow, UK Claire Timmins, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK Dominic Watt, University of York, UK

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction: An Overview of Language in Scotland

    Lawson, Robert

    Pages 1-14

  • A Short History of Sociolinguistics in Scotland

    Macaulay, Ronald

    Pages 15-31

  • Accent Variation and Change in North-East Scotland: The Case of (HW) in Aberdeen

    Brato, Thorsten

    Pages 32-52

  • A Socio-Articulatory Study of Scottish Rhoticity

    Lawson, Eleanor (et al.)

    Pages 53-78

  • Sociolinguistic Variation on the Scottish-English Border

    Watt, Dominic (et al.)

    Pages 79-102

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sociolinguistics in Scotland
Editors
  • R. Lawson
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-03471-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137034717
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-03470-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-44192-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 336
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