Theorists for language topics

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  • Theorists for language topics
    • Language and gender
      • Zimmerman and West
        • Men interrupt more than women.
      • Lakoff
        • Women use more hedging and are more polite
        • Colour in more detail.
      • Trudgill
        • Men use more non-standard features.
      • Fishman
        • Men talk more than women
      • Tannen
        • Status vs support
      • Spender
        • Mixed sex interactions girls get more one to one time.
      • Coates
        • Girls stick to close groups
        • Boys assert dominance.
    • Accents and dialects
      • Milroy
        • Close knit groups enforce dialect.
      • Trudgill
        • 'Ng'
      • Bernstein
        • Restricted vs elaborated codes.
      • Cazden
        • Working class children needed more prompting for info.
      • Giles
        • Communication Accommodation theory
          • Convergence
            • People resemble speech more closely
          • Divergence
            • Accentuates linguistic difference
    • Social values
      • Labov
        • New York stores.
        • Martha's vineyard
      • Eckert
        • Language used by jocks and burnouts
      • Cheshire
        • Tough kids  use more non standard- 'aint'
      • Trudgill
        • 'Ng' used more by middle class.

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