Responses to Language Varieties

Variability, processes and outcomes

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| University of Geneva
| Oklahoma State University
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This book is about responses to language variety — their variability, shape, and content, as well as the variable cognitive and neural pathways underlying them. The chapters explore access to, processing of, and outcomes of that diversity and complexity. Many traditions are represented: from social psychology come classic experimental methods as well as more current discourse-based analyses; anthropology is represented in indexicality, iconization, recursivity, erasure, enregisterment, and ideologies; the sociolinguistic focus on specific rather than global elements that trigger responses is highlighted. The individual chapters address a variety of questions concerning language attitude, belief, and ideology, in some cases singly, in others with a more general focus, including attempts to relate one style of research to another. If we accept the fact that individuals house great variability in the underlying cognitive structures that inform responses, it follows that no single way of eliciting and studying them will do. This book provides a tour of the emerging tools that have been productive in such investigations.
[IMPACT: Studies in Language, Culture and Society, 39]  2015.  xiv, 249 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
Alexei Prikhodkine and Dennis R. Preston
vii–xiv
Part 1: Theoretical Backgrounds
Does language regard vary?
Dennis R. Preston
1–36
REACT – A constructivist theoretic framework for attitudes
Christoph Purschke
37–54
Mixing methods in the study of language attitudes: Theory and application
Barbara Soukup
55–84
Part 2: Implicit and/or explicit? When are attitudes “authentic”?
The primary relevance of subconsciously offered attitudes: Focusing the language ideological aspect of sociolinguistic change
Tore Kristiansen
85–116
Applying the Implicit Association Test to language attitudes research
Andrew J. Pantos
117–136
Implicit attitudes and the perception of sociolinguistic variation
Brandon C. Loudermilk
137–156
Part 3: What factors awaken attitudes?
Got class? Community-shared conceptualizations of social class in evaluative reactions to sociolinguistic variables
Laura Staum Casasanto, Stefan Grondelaers and Roeland van Hout
157–174
Perceived foreign accent as a predicator of face-voice match
Kathryn Campbell-Kibler and Elizabeth A. McCullough
175–190
Is Moroccan-flavoured Standard Dutch standard or not? On the use of perceptual criteria to determine the limits of standard languages
Stefan Grondelaers, Paul van Gent and Roeland van Hout
191–218
Attitudes and language detail: Effects of specifying linguistic stimuli
Alexei Prikhodkine
219–242
Topic Index
243–246
Name Index
247–250
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CFB – Sociolinguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2015029382 | Marc record