|aAn introduction to sociolinguistics :|bsociety and identity /|cby Sharon K. Deckert and Caroline H. Vickers.
|a237 p. ;|c24 cm.
|a"This volume has its origins in a conference of the same name, which was held at the University of Leeds in September 2007"--P. xi.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -229) and index.
|aIntroduction to sociolinguistics : society and identiry -- Identity as a central theme in linguistics -- Language variation -- Language development -- Language and social interaction -- Language, power, and micro-interactions -- Language, power, and macro-societal issues -- Sociolinguistics : methods and approaches.