Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Sociolinguistics : An Introduction to Language and Society - 4th edition

Sociolinguistics : An Introduction to Language and Society (ISBN10: 0140289216; ISBN13: 9780140289213)
ISBN13: 978-0140289213
ISBN10: 0140289216

Summary: The way we talk is deeply influenced by our class, sex and ethnic background. It can also have a profound effect on how we are perceived by others. In this fully updated new edition of a classic text, Peter Trudgill explores the evidence - and the huge implications for social and educational policy.

Why do men swear more than women? How do speech styles of most Black Americans, and Whites growing up in 'Black areas', differ from those of other Whites? Does ...show more it make sense to defend a language against 'contamination' from foreign words and phrases? Why are languages dying out at a catastrophic rate and what can we do about it? Should Serbo-Croat now be called Serbian, Croatian or even Bosnian? And in what sense, if any, is standard French 'better' than Quebecois or High German 'better' than Schweizérdeutsch?

Such questions illuminate many fascinating aspects of human communication, but they also lie at the heart of fierce political debates about how states should deal with their linguistic minorities, when teachers should correct their pupils' grammar and pronunciation, and whether language promotes racial and sexual stereotypes. Only sociolinguists can provide objective answers; their key conclusions are set out in this celebrated book.

...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Published: 08/28/2001
International: No

View Author Bio



List Price: $16.00
Used $6.24
Used
Save $9.76 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 5 hours and 34 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $3.89

30 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Sociolinguistics : An Introduction to Language and Society
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (30)  |  New (11)  |  Very Good (4)  |  Good (14)  |  Acceptable (1)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$6.24
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$12.30
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$3.89
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
Seller Rating: 5
2001 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$4.83
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
SellBackYourBook
Aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.46
0140289216 Item in very good condition and at a great price! Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc... All day low prices, buy from us sell to us we do it all!!
$4.87
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Castle-Hills
San Antonio, TX
Seller Rating: 0
2001 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.60
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
One Planet Books
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.55
Ships same day or next business day! UPS expedited shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker & some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access ...show more code or dust jacket ...show less
$5.61
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
TGChavez
La Mesa, CA
Seller Rating: 4.71
Good Almost VG-VERY little hilighting on about 5 pages total-clean cover-tight binding-We ship out fast daily-(Gotta have it fast? ) w/free upgrade to 1st class shipping on this item (avg. 3 day del ...show moreivery) + FREE tracking-Expedited shipping IS avail. on this item (Personalized Service~Always Bubble Envelope~ Expedited moves you to front of the line) ...show less
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Brookfield
Brookfield, WI
Seller Rating: 0
2001 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access ...show morecodes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Greenfield
Greenfield, WI
Seller Rating: 0
2001 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Maplewood
Maplewood, MN
Seller Rating: 0
2001 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-Cedar Rapids
Marion, IA
Seller Rating: 0
2001 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$6.24
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close