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Sociolinguistic information and Irish English corpora

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dc.contributor.author Vaughan, Elaine
dc.contributor.author Clancy, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2016-12-20T10:27:24Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9781137453464
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5409
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The central part of this chapter presents the sort of sociolinguistic information that is retrievable from some corpora of Irish English (IE) that currently exist. However, in order to fully explore and contextualise the research possibilities that corpora of IE offer the sociolinguist, we probe the relationship emergent, developing or with the potential to develop between the core concerns of sociolinguistic research and contemporary corpus linguistics. Hence, the nature of language corpora and the fundamental aspects of the sort of analytical tools commonly used to mine them become relevant. An emergent consensus in most recent work on corpus linguistics and sociolinguistics (e.g. Friginal and Hardy 2014) is to take the view that as a methodogical approach, corpus linguistics has much to offer sociolinguistics (and vice versa, though this is not as frequently discussed, see Kendall 2011). For the purpose of the present chapter, corpus linguistics is understood to be both an independent field of linguistic enquiry and a principled methodological approach to the analysis of linguistic data, one that is in the process of developing a strong, mutually beneficial research relationship with sociolinguistics, as evidenced in recent book-length treatments (for example, Baker 2010, or Friginal and Hardy 2014). en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Palgrave Macmillan en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Sociolinguistics in Ireland, Hickey, Raymond;pp. 365-388
dc.relation.uri http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137453464
dc.rights This is the author's version of a chapter published in Sociolinguistics in Ireland, Hickey, Raymond (ed). The definitive publisher-authenticated version is available online at: http://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137453464 en_US
dc.subject Ireland en_US
dc.subject Irish English en_US
dc.subject sociolinguistics en_US
dc.title Sociolinguistic information and Irish English corpora en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-11-30T11:12:46Z
dc.description.version DRAFT
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2019-08-11
dc.embargo.terms 2019-08-11 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 2692736
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle Sociolinguistics in Ireland
dc.description.status peer reviewed


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