Sociolinguistics in the Low Countries

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This volume contains the papers read at the Second Sociolinguistics Conference of the Association Belge de Linguistique Appliquee (Belgian Association of Applied Linguistics) that was held at the University of Antwerp on the in May, 1980. The papers are grouped around two topics: 'Language and Social Class' and 'Language Attitudes'. The whole is preceded by an introductory article by R. Van Hout in which he presents the Netherlandic language area, describes how sociolinguistics is developing in this area and briefly discusses the essence of each paper.
[Studies in the Sciences of Language Series, 5]  1984.  viii, 359 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
v
Introduction
Sociolinguistics in the Netherlandic language area
Roeland van Hout
1
Part One: Language And Social Class
43
Why do some people speak in a more complicated way than others?
Jef Van den Broeck
45
The deficit hypothesis and the social stratification of mother talk
Ludovic Beheydt
69
Social differences in the acquisition of Netherlandic word formation
W.A.J. Smedts
85
Social linguistics and the failure of theories
Piet Van de Craen
103
Pragmatic and conversational aspects of speech in families from different social milieus
Erica Huls
129
The difference hypothesis in the Kerkrade project: measurement of verbal abilities and intelligence
Ton Vallen, Sjef Stijnen and Anton M. Hagen
169
Deficit and difference: a false dichotomy in an educational perspective
Jan Sturm
193
Part Two: Language Attitudes
211
Language attitudes of future teachers in The Netherlands
Frans Diederen, Han Hos, Henk Munstermann and Gerrit Weistra
213
Why do Antwerpians consider Netherlandic language varieties as ‘cultured’, ‘pleasant’, ‘beautiful’, ‘rich’?
Kas Deprez
237
Language assimilation or ethnocentrism among Flemish people living in The Netherlands
Uus Knops
287
Ethnicity in Friesland
Pieter van der Plank
319
Attitudes and experiences of discrimination: the Netherlandic of Moroccan foreign workers
Pieter Muysken
333
List of contributors
357
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  84024240