By: Sue Fox

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ISBN
9780230203556
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Hardcover
Pages
247
Dimensions
153 x 229 x 20mm

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"The New Cockney provides a sociolinguistic account of speech variation among adolescents in the 'traditional' East End of London. The study takes account of the social and economic upheaval in the area since the 1950s, primarily concentrating on factorssuch as the immigration of the Bangladeshi community and its effect on the Cockney dialect. By paying attention to the particular, this book contributes to a better understanding of the more general concerns of linguistic variation. With a focus on the interaction and social practices of a group of adolescents attending a youth centre, the study highlights some of the possible mechanisms for language change"--
ISBN:
9780230203556
Publication Date:
25 / 04 / 2014
Pages:
247
Dimensions:
153 x 229 x 20mm

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