Introduction to Sociolinguistics
Ralph Fasold is Associate Professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, Washington DC. He is Advisory Editor to the Blackwell series Language in Society.
Editor's Preface. Introduction. 1. Address Forms. 2. The Ethnography of Communication. 3. Discourse. 4. Language and Sex. 5. Linguistic Pragmatics: Conversatinal Implicature. 6. More on Linguistic Pragmatics. 7. Pidgin and Creole Languages. 8. Linguistic Variation. 9. Some Applications of the Sociolonguistics of Lnaguage. Bibliography. Index.