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This reader brings together a variety of original work ranging from explorations in dialect variation to language attitudes and stereotyping, multilingualism and face-to-face interaction. The second edition includes 25 new readings, balancing "classic" and new texts, a new section on Language, Gender and Sexuality, and a comprehensive introduction.
Paperback, 520 pages
Published March 15th 2009 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published March 3rd 2007)
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I haven't read all the articles, but it is definitely a good collection. Some chapters are really interesting. Others, however, are written in a too academic language, asking for a lot of effort on the reader's part.
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