Publication details [#53652]

Marfany, Joan-Lluís. 2010. Sociolinguistics and some of its concepts: a historian's view. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2010 (206) : 1–20.
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De Gruyter


This study criticizes the idealistic and ahistorical employment of terms as “language” and “dialect” and the lack of appropriate definitions of and distinctions between “bilingualism” and “diglossia”, as well as the unfortunate miscomprehension of the concept of “code switching".