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Gumperz, John J. 1966. On the ethnology of linguistic change. In Bright, William O., ed. Sociolinguistics. Mouton. pp. 27–38.
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On the need for a theory of language and society which would explain how specific factors in the social system may lead to linguistic changes, and how linguistic structures are affected by these factors.