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Language and space [electronic resource] : an international handbook of linguistic variation. vol. 1, Theories and methods / edited by Peter Auer and J�urgen Erich Schmidt.

Contributor(s): Auer, Peter, 1954- | Schmidt, J�urgen Erich.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Handb�ucher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft: Bd. 30.1.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xix, 889 p.) : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).ISBN: 9783110220278 (electronic bk.); 311022027X (electronic bk.).Other title: Theories and methods.Subject(s): Language and languages -- Variation | Linguistic geography | Dialectology | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language and space : vol. 1, Theories and methods.DDC classification: 417 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction to the language and space series -- Introduction to this volume -- I. Introduction: language and space: 1. Language and geographical space / Barbara Johnstone -- 2. Language and social spaces / Brit M�hlum -- 3. Language and political spaces / Susan Gal -- 4. Language and transnational spaces / Marco Jacquemet -- II. Linguistic approaches to space: 5. Language and space: The neogrammarian tradition / Robert W. Murray -- 6. Language and space: Traditional dialect geography / Renate Schrambke -- 7. Language and space: The kulturmorphologische Ansatz in dialectology and the German language and space ideology, 1920-1960 / Clemens Knobloch -- 8. Language and space: Structuralist and generative approaches / Sjef Barbiers -- 9. Language and space: The variationist approach / David Britain -- 10. Who's there? Language and space in social anthropology and interactional sociolinguistics / Penelope Eckert -- 11. Language, space and the folk / Dennis R. Preston -- 12. Language and space: The linguistic dynamics approach / J�urgen Erich Schmidt -- III. Structure and dynamics of a language space: 13. Identifying dimensions of linguistic variation in a language space / Gaetano Berruto -- 14. Horizontal convergence of linguistic varieties in a language space / Beat Siebenhaar -- 15. Vertical convergence of linguistic varieties in a language space / Unn R�yneland -- 16. Divergence of linguistic varieties in a language space / R�udiger Harnisch -- 17. Emergence of varieties through restructuring and reevaluation / Alexandra N. Lenz -- 18. Urban and rural language / Reinhild Vandekerckhove -- 19. Discontinous language spaces (Sprachinseln) / Claudia Maria Riehl -- 20. Linguistic stability in a language space / Johan Taeldeman -- 21. Old minorities within a language space / Claus D. Pusch -- IV. Structure and dynamics across language spaces: 22. Contact-induced grammatical change: A cautionary tale / Shana Poplack and Stephen Levey -- 23. Areal language typology / Walter Bisang -- 24. The consequences of migration and colonialism I: Pidgins and creoles / Christian Mair -- 25. The consequences of migration and colonialism II: Overseas varieties / Daniel Schreier -- 26. The consequences of migration and colonialism III: New minorities / Thomas Krefeld -- 27. Non-convergence despite language contact / G�oz Kaufmann -- V. Data collection and corpus-building: 28. Investigating language in space: Methods and empirical standards / Werner K�onig -- 29. Investigating language in space: Questionnaire and interview / Guido Seiler -- 30. Investigating language in space: Experimental techniques / Tore Kristiansen -- VI. Data analysis and the presentation of results: 31. Measuring dialect differences / John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa -- 32. Linguistic atlases traditional and modern / Alfred Lameli -- 33. Dialect dictionaries traditional and modern / Claudine Moulin -- 34. Community-based investigations: From traditional dialect grammar to sociolinguistic studies / Juan Andr�es Villena-Ponsoda -- VII. Exemplary studies: 35. Untying the language-body-place connection: A study on linguistic variation and social style in a Copenhagen community of practice / Pia Quist -- 36. A study on areal diffusion / Walter Haas -- 37. The Linguistic Atlas of the Middle Rhine (MRhSA): A study on the emergence and spread of regional dialects / Joachim Herrgen -- 38. Challenging the homogeneity assumption in language variation analysis: Findings from a study of multilingual urban spaces / Sally Boyd and Kari Fraurud -- 39. Variety complexes in contact: A study on Uruguayan and Brazilian Fronterizo / Harald Thun -- 40. Language as a process: A study on transnational spaces / Monica Heller -- 41. The study of language and space in media discourse / Jannis Androutsopoulos -- VIII. Structural domains: Methodological problems: 42. Areal variation in segmental phonetics and phonology / Peter Gilles and Beat Siebenhaar -- 43. Areal variation in prosody / Peter Gilles and Beat Siebenhaar -- 44. Areal variation in morphology / Stefan Rabanus -- 45. Lexical variation in space / Dirk Geeraerts -- 46. Areal variation in syntax / Bernd Kortmann -- 47. Areal variation and discourse / Norbert Dittmar -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to the language and space series -- Introduction to this volume -- I. Introduction: language and space: 1. Language and geographical space / Barbara Johnstone -- 2. Language and social spaces / Brit M�hlum -- 3. Language and political spaces / Susan Gal -- 4. Language and transnational spaces / Marco Jacquemet -- II. Linguistic approaches to space: 5. Language and space: The neogrammarian tradition / Robert W. Murray -- 6. Language and space: Traditional dialect geography / Renate Schrambke -- 7. Language and space: The kulturmorphologische Ansatz in dialectology and the German language and space ideology, 1920-1960 / Clemens Knobloch -- 8. Language and space: Structuralist and generative approaches / Sjef Barbiers -- 9. Language and space: The variationist approach / David Britain -- 10. Who's there? Language and space in social anthropology and interactional sociolinguistics / Penelope Eckert -- 11. Language, space and the folk / Dennis R. Preston -- 12. Language and space: The linguistic dynamics approach / J�urgen Erich Schmidt -- III. Structure and dynamics of a language space: 13. Identifying dimensions of linguistic variation in a language space / Gaetano Berruto -- 14. Horizontal convergence of linguistic varieties in a language space / Beat Siebenhaar -- 15. Vertical convergence of linguistic varieties in a language space / Unn R�yneland -- 16. Divergence of linguistic varieties in a language space / R�udiger Harnisch -- 17. Emergence of varieties through restructuring and reevaluation / Alexandra N. Lenz -- 18. Urban and rural language / Reinhild Vandekerckhove -- 19. Discontinous language spaces (Sprachinseln) / Claudia Maria Riehl -- 20. Linguistic stability in a language space / Johan Taeldeman -- 21. Old minorities within a language space / Claus D. Pusch -- IV. Structure and dynamics across language spaces: 22. Contact-induced grammatical change: A cautionary tale / Shana Poplack and Stephen Levey -- 23. Areal language typology / Walter Bisang -- 24. The consequences of migration and colonialism I: Pidgins and creoles / Christian Mair -- 25. The consequences of migration and colonialism II: Overseas varieties / Daniel Schreier -- 26. The consequences of migration and colonialism III: New minorities / Thomas Krefeld -- 27. Non-convergence despite language contact / G�oz Kaufmann -- V. Data collection and corpus-building: 28. Investigating language in space: Methods and empirical standards / Werner K�onig -- 29. Investigating language in space: Questionnaire and interview / Guido Seiler -- 30. Investigating language in space: Experimental techniques / Tore Kristiansen -- VI. Data analysis and the presentation of results: 31. Measuring dialect differences / John Nerbonne and Wilbert Heeringa -- 32. Linguistic atlases traditional and modern / Alfred Lameli -- 33. Dialect dictionaries traditional and modern / Claudine Moulin -- 34. Community-based investigations: From traditional dialect grammar to sociolinguistic studies / Juan Andr�es Villena-Ponsoda -- VII. Exemplary studies: 35. Untying the language-body-place connection: A study on linguistic variation and social style in a Copenhagen community of practice / Pia Quist -- 36. A study on areal diffusion / Walter Haas -- 37. The Linguistic Atlas of the Middle Rhine (MRhSA): A study on the emergence and spread of regional dialects / Joachim Herrgen -- 38. Challenging the homogeneity assumption in language variation analysis: Findings from a study of multilingual urban spaces / Sally Boyd and Kari Fraurud -- 39. Variety complexes in contact: A study on Uruguayan and Brazilian Fronterizo / Harald Thun -- 40. Language as a process: A study on transnational spaces / Monica Heller -- 41. The study of language and space in media discourse / Jannis Androutsopoulos -- VIII. Structural domains: Methodological problems: 42. Areal variation in segmental phonetics and phonology / Peter Gilles and Beat Siebenhaar -- 43. Areal variation in prosody / Peter Gilles and Beat Siebenhaar -- 44. Areal variation in morphology / Stefan Rabanus -- 45. Lexical variation in space / Dirk Geeraerts -- 46. Areal variation in syntax / Bernd Kortmann -- 47. Areal variation and discourse / Norbert Dittmar -- Index.

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