Sociolinguistics: A Resource Book for Students

1st Edition

Peter Stockwell

Published October 30, 2007
Textbook - 272 Pages
ISBN 9780415401272 - CAT# RU1275Z
Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

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  • provides a comprehensive introduction to sociolinguistics
  • draws on a range of real texts, from an interview with Madonna to the Japanese Asahi Evening News
  • uses real studies designed and conducted by students
  • provides key readings with commentaries from works by major internationally known authors such as Norman Fairclough, Deborah Cameron, Braj Kachru, Jennifer Coates, Mark Sebba, and Malcolm Coulthard
  • is accompanied by a supporting website.

New to this edition:

  • an entire new section on forensic linguistics
  • additional material on language and gender, conversation analysis and spoken discourse
  • comprehensively updated exercises, readings and references.

The accompanying website to this book can be found at: 


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