Variation, versatility and change in sociolinguistics and Creole studies / John Russell Rickford, Stanford University.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2019Description: xxii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107086135.Subject(s): Creole dialects | Pidgin languages | SociolinguisticsGenre/Form: Creole dialects, English.DDC classification:
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Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- Foreword by Gillian Sankoff -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction -- Sociolinguistic fieldwork in a racial and political maelstrom: getting in, getting on, and -- Primary recording instruments and techniques -- Symbol of powerlessness and degeneracy? or symbol of solidarity and truth? -- Paradoxical attitudes towards pidgins and creoles / (with Elizabeth Closs Traugott) -- "Me Tarzan, you Jane!": cognition, expression and the Creole speaker -- The haves and have nots: sociolinguistic surveys and the assessment of speaker -- Competence -- Connections between sociolinguistics and pidgin-creole studies -- Implicational scales -- Variation and the versatility approach to language arts in schools and societies / (with Angela E. Rickford) -- Le page's theoretical and applied legacy in sociolinguistics and creole studies -- The social and the linguistic in sociolinguistic variation: mii en noo (me ain' know) -- A variationist approach to subject-aux question inversion in Bajan and other Caribbean creole Englishes, aave and appalachian / (with Robin Melnick) -- Situation: stylistic variation in sociolinguistic corpora and theory -- Language and linguistic on trial: hearing Rachel Jeantel (and other vernacular speakers) in the courtroom and beyond / (with Sharese King) -- The continuing need for new approaches to social class analysis in sociolinguistics -- Concord and conflict in the speech community -- The joy of sociolinguistic fieldwork -- Index.