Year of Edition:2002
Short Description:The book was prepared as an auxiliary textbook for master students in social sciences. Short historic revisions of sociolinguistics as well as overlapping of linguistics, sociologic and historical methodology and issues of language demography and linguistic ethnography are discussed in it. Besides, social dimensions of language, dialectic and sicioelectic place in social medium as well as gender and age as changeable, oral and writing sociolinguistic speech; sociolinguistics of information means, diglosy and biliguism as ethno sociologic category and linguistic dimension of society are provided in it. Finally, the author discusses issues of language conflicts, reviews sociolinguistic research directions and research methods.