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Chapter 19: Attitudes, Ideology and Awareness
Attitudes, Ideology and Awareness
19.1 Social Evaluation of Variation in a Change Perspective
Text genres that introduce or provide overviews of sociolinguistics as a discipline (historical accounts, introductory books, handbooks), normally group attitudes and ideology with the applications (language planning, politics, education, etc.), or with the types of topics ...