Chapter 1. Language, Communities, Networks and Practices

  1. Martin J. Ball
  1. David Britain and
  2. Kazuko Matsumoto

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch1

Clinical Sociolinguistics

Clinical Sociolinguistics

How to Cite

Britain, D. and Matsumoto, K. (2005) Language, Communities, Networks and Practices, in Clinical Sociolinguistics (ed M. J. Ball), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112499

Online ISBN: 9780470754856

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Keywords:

  • networks;
  • dialectology;
  • bilingualism;
  • multiplexity;
  • community

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The speech community

  • Social networks

  • Communities of practice

  • Conclusion