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22 - Sociophonetics

from Section V - Applications of Phonetics

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 November 2021

Rachael-Anne Knight
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City, University of London
Jane Setter
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University of Reading
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This chapter provides an overview of research questions and methods found in sociophonetic work. We begin by providing a historical overview of the field, and then describe commonly used methods alongside the research questions they are used to explore. For those interested in teaching a course on sociophonetics, we describe how we approach teaching the course. Finally, we identify which underused methods we anticipate seeing used more widely in the coming years.

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