Sociolinguistic Patterns

9780812210521: Paperback
Release Date: 1st September 1973

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 362

Series Conduct and Communication

University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

Sociolinguistic Patterns

Paperback / £21.99

This classic volume, by a well-known linguist, constitutes a systematic introduction to sociolinguistics, unmatched in the clarity and forcefulness of its approach, and to the study of language in its social setting.

William Labov is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Language in the Inner City, also published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

"A coherent, readily accessible summary of Labov's work."—Language