Sociolinguistic approaches to writing systems research

@article{Sebba2009SociolinguisticAT,
  title={Sociolinguistic approaches to writing systems research},
  author={Mark Sebba},
  journal={Writing Systems Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={1},
  pages={35 - 49}
}
  • Mark Sebba
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Writing Systems Research
Writing systems have attracted relatively little attention from sociolinguists, in spite of obvious connections with subjects of great sociolinguistic interest, such as ethnicity and identity. In fact, the literature contains a substantial amount of research on writing systems from a sociolinguistic perspective, but there is no recognised ‘sociolinguistics of writing systems’ within which different case studies can be researched and compared from a social and cultural point of view. This… Expand
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