Urban contact dialects and language change : insights from the global north and south / edited by Paul Kerswill, Heike Wiese.Material type: TextSeries: Routledge studies in language changePublisher: New York : Routledge, 2022Edition: First editionDescription: 1 online resource ( 320 pages)Content type:
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PART A: MULTILINGUAL SOCIETAL HABITUSChapter 1: Cameroon: Camfranglais, by Roland KießlingChapter 2: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Lingala ya Bayankee/Yanké, by Nico NassensteinChapter 3: Senegal: Urban Wolof then and now, by Fiona Mc Laughlin Chapter 4: South Africa: Tsotsitaal and urban vernacular forms of South African languages, by Ellen Hurst-HaroshChapter 5: Ghana: Ghanaian Student Pidgin English, by Dorothy Pokua Agyepong and Nana Aba Appiah AmfoChapter 6: Kenya: Sheng and Engsh, by Maarten Mous and Sandra BarasaChapter 7: Finland: Old Helsinki slang, by Heini Lehtonen and Heikki PaunonenCommentaries:Chapter 8: Baby steps in decolonising linguistics: urban language research, by Miriam MeyerhoffChapter 9: Variation, complexity and the richness of urban contact dialects, by Joseph SalmonsPART B: MONOLINGUAL SOCIETAL HABITUSChapter 10: Tanzania: Lugha ya Mitaani, by Uta Reuster-Jahn and Roland KießlingChapter 11: Denmark: Danish urban contact dialects, by Pia QuistChapter 12: Norway: contemporary urban speech styles, by Bente Ailin SvendsenChapter 13: Urban contact dialects in the Netherlands, by Frans Hinskens, Khalid Mourigh and Pieter MuyskenChapter 14: Sweden: Suburban Swedish, by Johan Gross and Sally BoydChapter 15: France: youth vernaculars in Paris and surroundings, by Françoise GadetChapter 16: United Kingdom: Multicultural London English, by Paul Kerswill, University of YorkChapter 17: Germany: Kiezdeutsch, by Yazgül Şimşek and Heike WieseCommentaries:Chapter 18: Ethnolects, multiethnolects and urban contact dialects: looking forward, looking back, looking around., by David BritainChapter 19: Migrants and urban contact sociolinguistics in Africa and Europe, by Rajend Mesthrie
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Paul Kerswill is Emeritus Professor of Sociolinguistics at the University of York, UK. His research focuses particularly on dialect and language contact resulting from migration. With Jenny Cheshire, Sue Fox and Eivind Torgersen, he has published Contact, the Feature Pool and the Speech Community: The emergence of Multicultural London English (Journal of Sociolinguistics). Heike Wiese is Professor of German in Multilingual Contexts and founder of the Centre "Language in Urban Diversity" at Humboldt-Universität in Berlin. Her 2012 monograph on Kiezdeutsch as a new German dialect received national and international media attention, and raised awareness of urban contact dialects as a legitimate part of the linguistic landscape.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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