Table of contents for Dialect change : convergence and divergence in European languages / edited by Peter Auer, Frans Hinskens, and Paul Kerswill.

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1. Introduction: the study of dialect convergence and divergence - conceptual and methodological considerations F. Hinskens, P. Auer and P. Kerswill
Part I. Convergence/Divergence and Linguistic Structure: 2. Internal and external factors in phonological convergence J. Kallen
3. Dialect convergence, mixing, and models of language contact: the case of Italy G. Berruto
4. Convergence and divergence in grammar L. Cornips and K. Corrigan
5. Phonology, grammar and discourse in dialect convergence J. Cheshire, A. Williams and P. Kerswill
Part II. Macro-Sociolinguistic Motivations of Convergence and Divergence: 6. Processes of standardisation in Scandinavia I. L. Pedersen
7. The birth of new-dialect formation P. Kerswill and P. Trudgill
8. Dialect convergence in language islands P. Rosenberg
9. Political borders and dialect divergence/convergence in Europe C. Woolhiser
10. The influence of the cities J. Taeldeman
Part III. Micro-Sociolinguistic Motivations: 11. Subjective factors in dialect convergence and divergence T. Kristiansen and J. N. Jorgensen
12. How similar are people who speak alike? An interpretive way of using social networks in social dialectology research J. Villena Ponsoda
13. The role of interpersonal accommodation in a theory of language change P. Auer and F. Hinskens.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Europe Languages Dialects, Sociolinguistics Europe, Linguistic change Europe