Data Collection in Sociolinguistics
Methods and Applications
Routledge – 2013 – 336 pages
This edited volume provides up-to-date, succinct, relevant, and informative discussion about methods of data collection in sociolinguistic research. It covers the main areas of research design, conducting research, and sharing data findings with longer chapters and shorter vignettes written by a range of top sociolinguists, both veteran and emerging scholars. Here is the one-stop, go-to guide for the numerous quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods that are used in sociolinguistic research, ensuring that Data Collection in Sociolinguistics will be not only useful in the classroom but also as a reference tool for active researchers.
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Foreword: Observing the Observers Part I: Research Design Part II: Generating New Data Part III: Working with and Preserving Existing Data Part IV: Sharing Data and Findings
Christine Mallinson is Associate Professor of Language, Literacy, and Culture and Affiliate Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
Becky Childs is Associate Professor of English at Coastal Carolina University.
Gerard Van Herk is Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Regional Language and Oral Text at Memorial University of Newfoundland.