The New Cockney

New Ethnicities and Adolescent Speech in the Traditional East End of London

  • Susan Fox

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  10. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

The New Cockney provides a sociolinguistic account of speech variation among adolescents in the 'traditional' East End of London. Embedded in its social context, it focuses on the interaction and social practices within a single community and highlights some of the possible mechanisms for language change.

Keywords

London Cockney sociolinguistics language variation language change Bangladeshi adolescents English language Tradition

Authors and affiliations

  • Susan Fox
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BernSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137318251
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Language & Linguistics Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30140-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-31825-1
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