Sociolinguistic nostalgia and the authentication of identity

@article{Bucholtz2003SociolinguisticNA,
  title={Sociolinguistic nostalgia and the authentication of identity},
  author={Mary Bucholtz},
  journal={Journal of Sociolinguistics},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={398-416}
}
  • Mary Bucholtz
  • Published 1 August 2003
  • Linguistics, Sociology
  • Journal of Sociolinguistics
Sociolinguistic nostalgia and the authentication of identity 1 Mary Bucholtz University of California, Santa Barbara INTRODUCTION Although sociolinguistics has become a fragmented ®eld since its initial broad conceptualization in the 1960s (e.g. Bright 1966; Gumperz and Hymes 1972), the now-divergent strands of sociolinguistic research continue to share a concern with something that has been called `real language.' Against the idealism of the Chomskyan paradigm, sociolinguistics positioned… 

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