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Professor Paul Kerswill - Publications

Paul Kerswill has 16 selected publication records listed on this webpage. Use links to access abstracts and full text where available. For all ePrints records go to http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk

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Kerswill, Paul and Williams, Ann (2000) Creating a new town koine : children and language change in Milton Keynes. Language in Society, 29 (1). pp. 65-115. ISSN 0047-4045

Auer, Peter and Hinskens, Frans and Kerswill, Paul (2005) Dialect change : convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 978-0521806879

Williams, Ann and Kerswill, Paul (1999) Dialect levelling: change and continuity in Milton Keynes, Reading and Hull. In: Urban voices. Accent studies in the British Isles. Arnold, London, pp. 141-162. ISBN 0340706074

Cheshire, Jenny and Fox, Sue and Kerswill, Paul and Torgersen, Eivind (2008) Ethnicity, friendship network and social practices as the motor of dialect change : linguistic innovation in London. In: Sociolinguistica : International Yearbook of European Sociolinguistics. Max Niemeyer Verlag, pp. 1-23. ISBN 978-3-484-60528-2

Torgersen, Eivind and Kerswill, Paul (2004) Internal and external motivation in phonetic change: dialect levelling outcomes for an English vowel shift. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 8 (1). pp. 23-53. ISSN 1360-6441

Kerswill, Paul (2006) Migration and language. In: Sociolinguistics/Soziolinguistik. An international handbook of the science of language and society. De Gruyter, Berlin.

Kerswill, Paul (2001) Mobility, meritocracy and dialect levelling: the fading (and phasing) out of Received Pronunciation. In: British studies in the new millennium: the challenge of the grassroots. University of Tartu, Tartu, pp. 45-58.

Cheshire, Jenny and Kerswill, Paul and Williams, Ann (2005) On the non-convergence of phonology, grammar and discourse. In: Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 135-167.

Kerswill, Paul and Torgersen, Eivind and Fox, Sue (2008) Reversing “drift” : Innovation and diffusion in the London diphthong system. Language Variation and Change, 20 (3). pp. 451-491. ISSN 0954-3945

Kerswill, Paul and Williams, Ann (2002) 'Salience' as an explanatory factor in language change: evidence from dialect levelling in urban England. In: Language change. The interplay of internal, external and extra-linguistic factors. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 81-110.

Kerswill, Paul (2004) Social dialectology/Sozialdialektologie. In: Sociolinguistics/Soziolinguistik : an international handbook of the science of language and society. De Gruyter, Berlin, pp. 22-33.

Culpeper, Jonathan and Kerswill, Paul (2009) Standard English and standardization. In: English Language and Linguistics. Palgrave, Basingstoke, pp. 223-243. ISBN 9781403945891

Kerswill, Paul (2007) Standard and non-standard English. In: Language in the British Isles. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 34-51. ISBN 9780521791502

Kerswill, Paul and Trudgill, Peter (2005) The birth of new dialects. In: Dialect change : convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 0521806879

Kerswill, Paul and Shockey, Linda (2006) The description and acquisition of variable phonological patterns: phonology and sociolinguistics. In: Phonology in context. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

 

 

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