Contact is not enough: a response to Trudgill
Holmes, J. and Kerswill, Paul. (2008) Contact is not enough: a response to Trudgill. Language in Society, Vol.37 (No.2). pp. 273-277. ISSN 1469-8013Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0047404508080342
There is much that any sociolinguist would agree with in Peter Trudgill's essay. It is written in his usual lucid style, and supported by a wealth of detail, reflecting his extensive knowledge, research, and scholarly expertise. However, it is stimulatingly provocative on the issue of why particular variants win out in dialect contact situations. Our response falls into two sections: (i) the identity issue, and (ii) the New Zealand situation.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Centre for Applied Linguistics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Language in Society|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Date:||1 April 2008|
|Number of Pages:||5|
|Page Range:||pp. 273-277|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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