Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Sociolinguistics

Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Xiaoming Jiang

Tongji University, China

This book gives an interdisciplinary perspective on how the language use is shaped by and evolves with human society and how in turn social activities are constructed by the way how language is organized and communicated. With a contribution from multiple neighboring scientific disciplines, this book characterizes fundamental mechanisms, represents wide applications, and introduces state-of-the-art approaches in the modern sociolinguistic research. Three unique questions are asked and addressed by eight independent chapters: (1) the diversity and dynamics of the language use in multilingualism, human development, and organizational change; (2) the application of linguistic analysis to society, policy planning, and health education; and (3) the new approaches to sociolinguistics with an emphasis on communicative and cognitive aspects of language use.

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SociolinguisticsInterdisciplinary PerspectivesEdited by Xiaoming Jiang

Published: July 5th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65156

ISBN: 978-953-51-3334-6

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3333-9

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1. The Evolutionary Dynamics of the Mixe Language

By Aida Huerta Barrientos

285

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2. Language Evolution, Acquisition, Adaptation and Change

By Luke Strongman

315

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3. Adapting to Complexities in Dialogue

By Jos H. Pieterse and Rombout van den Nieuwenhof

300

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4. Standard English for Empowerment in Multilingual Sub-Saharan Africa

By Bernard Nchindila

243

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5. The Characteristics of Language Policy and Planning Research: An Overview

By Prashneel Ravisan Goundar

480

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6. Critical Discourse Analysis Perspective on Norwegian Public Health Nursing Curriculum in a Time of Transition

By Berit Misund Dahl

303

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7. Time-Series Analysis of Video Comments on Social Media

By Kazuyuki Matsumoto, Hayato Shimizu, Minoru Yoshida and Kenji Kita

294

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8. Experimental Approaches to Socio‐Linguistics: Usage and Interpretation of Non‐Verbal and Verbal Expressions in Cross‐ Cultural Communication

By Xiaoming Jiang

262

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