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Sociolinguistics in Ireland

Editors: Hickey, R. (Ed.)

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Sociolinguistics in Ireland takes a fresh look at the interface of language and society in present-day Ireland. In a series of specially commissioned chapters it examines the relationship of the Irish and English languages and traces their dynamic development both in history and at present.

About the authors

Raymond Hickey studied at Trinity College, Dublin and in Kiel, Germany. He has held professorial appointments at four German universities. His main research interests are sociolinguistics, varieties of English, eighteenth century English, the Irish language alongside general questions of language contact and change on which he has published widely.

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  • English in Ireland: Development and Varieties

    Hickey, Raymond

    Pages 3-40

  • The Irish Language in Present-day Ireland

    Catháin, Brian Ó

    Pages 41-59

  • The Irish Language and the Media

    Watson, Iarfhlaith

    Pages 60-80

  • Irish-English Code-switching: a Sociolinguistic Perspective

    Laoire, Siobhán Ní

    Pages 81-106

  • The Sociolinguistics of Language Use in Ireland

    Barron, Anne (et al.)

    Pages 107-130

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sociolinguistics in Ireland
Editors
  • R. Hickey
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-45347-1
DOI
10.1057/9781137453471
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-45346-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 424
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