Sociolinguistics: quantitative methods

Jack Grieve

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Abstract

Variationist sociolinguistics was one of the first branches of linguistics to adopt a quantitative approach to data analysis (e.g., Fischer, 1958; Labov, 1963, 1966, 1969; Wolfram, 1969).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe encyclopedia of applied linguistics
EditorsCarol A. Chapelle
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4051-9843-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4051-9473-0
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2012

Publication series

NameEvidence-based medicine
PublisherWiley-Blackwell

Keywords

  • advanced statistics
  • language variation and change
  • sociolinguistics
  • corpus
  • methods

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