Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology

Volume 2

Editors
| Tokyo Metropolitan University
| Michigan State University
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ISBN 9789027221858 (Eur) | EUR 174.00
ISBN 9781556197574 (USA) | USD 261.00
 
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The Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology, Volume 2, expands on the coverage of both regions and methodologies in the investigation of nonlinguists' perceptions of language variety. New areas studied include Canada (anglophone and francophone), Cuba, Hungary, Italy, Korea, and Mali, and most prominent among the new approaches are studies of the salience of specific linguistic features in variety identification and assessment. As in Volume I, the reader will find in these chapters everything from the statistical treatment of the ratings of dialect attributes to studies of the actual discourses of nonlinguists discussing language variety. Dialectologists, sociolinguistics, ethnographers, and applied linguists who work in areas where language variety is a concern will appreciate the findings and methods of these studies, but social scientists of every sort who want to understand the role of language in the cultural lives of ordinary people will also find much of interest here.
[Not in series, HPD 2]  2002.  xxvi, 412 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
List of Figures
ix–xiii
List of Tables
xv–xix
Preface
Ronald R. Butters
xxi–xxii
Acknowledgments
xxiii
Introduction
xxv–xxxi
Miami Cuban Perceptions of Varieties of Spanish
Gabriela G. Alfaraz
1–11
Aesthetic Evaluation of Dutch: Comparisons across Dialects, Accents, and Languages
Renée van Bezooijen
13–31
Perceptions of Languages in the Mandingo Region of Mali: Where Does One Language Begin and the Other End?
Cécile Canut-Hobe
33–41
Gender Differences in the Perception of Turkish Regional Dialects
Mahide Demirci
43–52
Mental Maps: Linguistic-Geographic Concepts
Willy Diercks
53–72
Attitudes of Montreal Students Towards Varieties of French
Betsy E. Evans
73–95
An Acoustic and Perceptual Analysis of Imitation
Betsy E. Evans
97–116
California Students’ Perceptions of, You Know, Regions and Dialects?
Carmen Fought
117–136
Perception of Dialect Distance: Standard and Dialect in Relation to New Data on Dutch Varieties
Ton Goeman
137–151
A Dialect with ‘Great Inner Strength’?: The Perception of Nativeness in the Bergen Speech Community
Paul Kerswill
153–173
Dialect Recognition and Speech Community Focusing in New and Old Towns in England: The Effects of Dialect Levelling, Demography and Social Networks
Paul Kerswill and Ann Williams
175–206
Where is the “Most Beautiful” and the “Ugliest” Hungarian Spoken?
Miklós Kontra
207–220
Microcosmic Perceptual Dialectology and the Consequences of Extended Linguistic Awareness: A Case Study of Noirmoutier Island (France)
Jean Leó Léonard
221–250
Regional Differences in the Perception of Korean Dialects
Daniel Long and Young-Cheol Yim
251–277
A Perceptual Dialectology of Anglophone Canada from the Perspective of Young Albertans and Ontarians
Meghan McKinnie and Jennifer Dailey-O’Cain
279–296
Madrid Perceptions of Regional Varieties in Spain
Juliana Moreno Fernández and Francisco Moreno-Fernández
297–322
Attitudes Toward Midwestern American English
Nancy Niedzielski
323–329
The Perception of Urban Varieties: Preliminary Studies from the South of Italy
Maria Teresa Romanello
331–350
A Perceptual Dialect Study of French in Switzerland
Caroline L’Eplattenier-Saugy
351–365
Influence of Vowel Devoicing on Dialect Judgments by Japanese Speakers
Midori Yonezawa
367–396
About the Contributors
397
Index
399
“This second volume of the Handbook is a welcome addition to the literature on folk linguistics. Its most laudable characteristics is the plethora of practical and theoretical innovations that it inserts into this burgeoning field of linguistic inquiry. The novelty of the works included in the volume cover everything from methods to analyses to theoretical reflections. These innovations considerably enrich the field. New methods focusing on content-analysis and metalinguistic discourse, for example, allow for the incorporation of discourse analysis principles in the field. New analysis including the study of imitation and dialect judgements open the field to the most recent advances in acoustic phonetics. New contexts including the investigation of communities in exile, ethnolinguistic minorities, and fractured political spaces forcefully injects sophisticated social theory into the field. Each and every one of the studies in the volume exponentially multiplies the possibilities of the field of perceptual dialectology. It is my hope that researchers will agree with this assesment, and that they will coordinate efforts in order to establish a professional organization and a periodical publication dedicated exclusively to this exciting field of linguistics.”
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BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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