By Gitte Kristiansen, René Dirven

A union of Cognitive Linguistics and Sociolinguistics used to be absolute to take place. either proclaim a usage-based method of language and goal to examine genuine language use in goal methods. while Sociolinguistics is through nature at the outlook for language in its style, CL can now not come up with the money for to disregard social edition in language because it manifests itself within the utilization facts. Nor can it fail to undertake an empirical technique that displays version because it truly happens, past the constrained wisdom of the person observer. Conversely, whereas CL can in basic terms take advantage of a heightened sensitivity to social features, the wealthy, bottom-up theoretical framework it has built is probably going to give a contribution to a more robust knowing of the which means of variationist phenomena. the amount brings jointly fifteen chapters written through well known students attesting of wealthy empirical and theoretizing examine into the social features of language edition. Taking a vast view on Cognitive Sociolinguistics, the quantity covers 3 major parts: corpus-based study on language version, cognitive cultural types, and the ideologies of sociopolitical and socio-economic platforms.

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