Dialect and Migration in a Changing Europe (Variolingua. Nonstandard - Standard - Substandard #12) (Hardcover)
In the course of a general process of social modernization throughout Europe since the early modern period, a communicative modernization has also taken place. In this context, both horizontal mobility and the various forms of population shift connected with it have played a role. European sociolinguistic research has dealt with the various social reasons for these variety shifts and variety changes. These articles are compiled and edited for the first time in the submitted work.
The Editor: Prof. Klaus J. Mattheier, born 1941, studied in Bonn and Bochum. Ph.D. 1971. Postdoctoral lecturing qualification, Bonn 1979. Professor of Germanic linguistics, Heidelberg 1980; research areas: German linguistic history of the early modern period, German dialectology, language change, sociolinguistics.