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Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Nancy C. Dorian

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Linguistic variation has been studied primarily in communities with the dominant social organization of our time: ethnic diversity, socioeconomic stratification, and a population size precluding ... More


Socially Neutral Linguistic Variation: Where, Why, What For, and How?

Nancy C. Dorian

in Investigating Variation: The Effects of Social Organization and Social Setting

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195385939
eISBN:
9780199870141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385939.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Exclusive experience with standardized languages produces an expectation that speech community members will assess competing variants by their supposed correctness. This does not happen in the ... More


Indian Democracy: Cognitive Maps

Neera Chandhoke and Rajesh Kumar

in Political Science: Volume 2: Indian Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780198084952
eISBN:
9780199082414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198084952.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

Based on a review of literature written in the first decade of the twenty-first century until the 1990s, this chapter examines the factors that contributed to the success of democracy in India. It ... More


Conclusion

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This concluding chapter summarizes key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that the cities of refuge examined in this book were intended to be sanctuaries from the modern world, but ... More


Pillars of Democratic Stability

Agnes Cornell, Jørgen Møller, and Svend-Erik Skaaning

in Democratic Stability in an Age of Crisis: Reassessing the Interwar period

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198858249
eISBN:
9780191890611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858249.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

On the eve of the interwar period, a set of interrelated structural factors (i.e. socio-economic development and state- and nation-building processes) had created a distinction between resilient ... More


‘Trunks without Heads’? The Composition of Northern England's Orange Order

in Faith, Fraternity and Fighting: The Orange Order and Irish Migrants in Northern England, c. 1850–1920

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239390
eISBN:
9781846313110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239390.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the composition of the Orange Order in northern England. The Order clearly crossed the fault lines of class, ethnicity, and nationality, indicating a hybrid of competing ... More


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