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Books

Auer, Peter, Frans Hinskens & Paul Kerswill (eds.) (2005). Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kerswill, Paul (1994a). Dialects converging: rural speech in urban Norway. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Culpeper, Jonathan, Francis Katamba, Paul Kerswill & Ruth Wodak (eds.) (in prep.) English language and linguistics: structure and use. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Articles in refereed journals

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (2005). New towns and koineisation: linguistic and social correlates. Linguistics 43(5): 1023-1048.

Torgersen, Eivind & Kerswill, Paul (2004). Internal and external motivation in phonetic change: dialect levelling outcomes for an English vowel shift. Journal of Sociolinguistics 8: 24-53.

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (2000a). Creating a new town koine: children and language change in Milton Keynes. Language in Society 29: 65-115.

Kerswill, Paul (1996a). Children, adolescents and language change. Language Variation and Change 8: 177-202.

Kerswill, Paul (1996b). Divergence and convergence of sociolinguistic structures in Norway and England. Sociolinguistica 10: 90-104.

Kerswill, Paul (1995a). Phonological convergence and dialect contact: Evidence from citation forms. Language Variation and Change 7:195-207.

Kerswill, Paul (1993). Rural dialect speakers in an urban speech community: the role of dialect contact in defining a sociolinguistic concept. International Journal of Applied Linguistics 3: 33-56.

Kerswill, Paul & Wright, Susan (1990). On the limits of auditory transcription: a sociophonetic perspective. Language Variation and Change 2: 255-75.

Kerswill, Paul & Wright, Susan (1989a). Electropalatography in the study of connected speech processes. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics 3: 49-57.

Kerswill, Paul (1987a). Levels of linguistic variation in Durham. Journal of Linguistics 23: 25-49.

Kerswill, Paul (1984) Social and linguistic aspects of Durham (e ù). Journal of the International Phonetic Association 14: 13-34.

 

Chapters in books

Torgersen, Eivind, Paul Kerswill & Susan Fox (2006/7). Ethnicity as a source of changes in the London vowel system. In Frans Hinskens (ed.) Papers from the Third International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, Amsterdam , June 2005 .

Kerswill, Paul (2006). Socio-economic class. In Carmen Llamas & Peter Stockwell (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics. London: Routledge.

Kerswill, Paul & Linda Shockey (2006). The description and acquisition of variable phonological patterns: phonology and sociolinguistics . In Martha Pennington (ed.). Phonology in context . Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kerswill, Paul (2006). RP, Standard English and the standard/non-standard relationship. In David Britain (ed.) Language in the British Isles (2nd edn.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kerswill, Paul (2006). Migration and language. In Klaus Mattheier, Ulrich Ammon & Peter Trudgill (eds.) Sociolinguistics/Soziolinguistik. An international handbook of the science of language and society, 2 nd edn., Vol 3. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Kerswill, Paul and Peter Trudgill (2005). The birth of new dialects. In P. Auer, F. Hinskens & P. Kerswill (eds.). Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 196-220.

Cheshire, Jenny, Paul Kerswill & Ann Williams (2005). On the non-convergence of phonology, grammar and discourse. In P. Auer, F. Hinskens & P. Kerswill (eds.). Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 135-167.

Hinskens, Frans, Peter Auer & Paul Kerswill (2005). The study of dialect convergence and divergence: conceptual and methodological considerations. In P. Auer, F. Hinskens & P. Kerswill (eds.). Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1-48.

Kerswill, Paul (2004). Social dialectology/Sozialdialektologie. In Klaus Mattheier, Ulrich Ammon & Peter Trudgill (eds.) Sociolinguistics/Soziolinguistik. An international handbook of the science of language and society, 2 nd edn., Vol 1. Berlin: De Gruyter. 22-33.

Kerswill, Paul (2003). Dialect levelling and geographical diffusion in British English. In D. Britain and J. Cheshire (eds.) Social dialectology. In honour of Peter Trudgill. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 223-243.

Kerswill, Paul (2003). [in Norwegian] Modeller for språkendring og spredning. Nye funn fra dialektutjamning i britisk-engelsk [Models of linguistic change and diffusion. New findings from dialect levelling in British English]. In G. Akselberg, A. M. Bødal and H. Sandøy (eds.). Nordisk dialektologi. Oslo: Novus. 83-114.

Kerswill, Paul (2002a). Koineization and accommodation. In J. K. Chambers, P. Trudgill & N. Schilling-Estes (eds.) The handbook of language variation and change . Oxford: Blackwell. 669-702.

Kerswill, Paul (2002b). A dialect with 'great inner strength'? The perception of nativeness in the Bergen speech community. In Daniel Long & Dennis Preston (eds.) A handbook of perceptual dialectology, Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 155-175.

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (2002b). Dialect recognition and speech community focusing in new and old towns in England : the effects of dialect levelling, demography and social networks. In Daniel Long & Dennis Preston (eds.) A handbook of perceptual dialectology, Vol. 2. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 178-207.

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (2002c). 'Salience' as an explanatory factor in language change: evidence from dialect levelling in urban England . In M. C. Jones & E. Esch (eds.) Language change. The interplay of internal, external and extra-linguistic factors. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 81-110.

Kerswill, Paul (2001a). Mobility, meritocracy and dialect levelling: the fading (and phasing) out of Received Pronunciation.. In P. Rajamäe & K. Vogelberg (eds.). British studies in the new millennium: the challenge of the grassroots . Tartu : University of Tartu . 45-58. Also at http://www.universalteacher.org.uk/lang/rp.htm (website run by Andrew Moore for 'A' level English Language students).

Kerswill, Paul (2000). Linguistics in the UK and Germany: Differing approaches to a discipline at the sciences/humanities interface. In S. Peters, M. Biddiss & I. Roe (eds.) The humanities in the new millennium. Tübingen: A. Francke. 93-103.

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (2000b). Mobility and social class in dialect levelling: evidence from new and old towns in England. In Klaus Mattheier (ed.) Dialect and migration in a changing Europe. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 1-13.

Williams, Ann & Kerswill, Paul (1999). Dialect levelling: change and continuity in Milton Keynes, Reading and Hull. In Paul Foulkes & Gerard Docherty (eds.) Urban voices. Accent studies in the British Isles. London: Arnold. 141-162.

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (1997). Investigating social and linguistic identity in three British schools. In U.-B. Kotsinas, A.-B. Stenström & A.-M. Malin (eds.) Ungdomsspråk i Norden. Föredrag från ett forskarsymposium [Youth language in the Nordic countries. Papers from a research symposium] . Series: MINS, No. 43. Stockholm : University of Stockholm, Department of Nordic Languages and Literature, 159-176.

Williams, Ann & Kerswill, Paul (1997). Investigating dialect change in an English new town. In Alan Thomas (ed.) Issues and methods in dialectology. Bangor: Department of Linguistics, University of Wales, Bangor, 46-54.

Kerswill, Paul (1996c) Milton Keynes and dialect levelling in south-eastern British English. In Graddol, D., Swann, J. & Leith, D. (eds.) English: History, Diversity and Change. London: Routledge, 292-300.

Kerswill, Paul (1994a). [in Norwegian] Dialektkontakt og sosiolingvistiske strukturer i Norge og i England [Dialect contact and sociolinguistic structures in Norway and England ]. In U.-B. Kotsinas and J. Helgander (eds.) Dialektkontakt, språkkontakt och språkförändring i Norden. Föredrag från ett forskarsymposium [Dialect contact, language contact and language change in the Nordic countries. Papers from a research symposium] . Series: MINS, No. 40. Stockholm: University of Stockholm, 220-231.

Kerswill, Paul (1994b). Babel in Buckinghamshire? Pre-school children acquiring accent features in the New Town of Milton Keynes. In G. Melchers & N.-L. Johannessen (eds.), Nonstandard Varieties of Language: Papers from the Stockholm Symposium. Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 1994, 64-84.

Kerswill, Paul (1991) (in Norwegian): Dialektkontakt i Bergen: Kan dagens innflyttere fortelle oss noe om en gammel prosess? [Dialect contact in Bergen : can present-day in-migrants tell us anything about an old process?] In K.J. Berge & U.-B. Kotsinas (eds.): Storstadsspråk och storstadskultur i Norden [Urban language and urban culture in the Nordic countries]. Series: MINS, No. 34. Stockholm: University of Stockholm, 34-45.

Nolan, Francis & Kerswill, Paul (1990). The description of connected speech processes. In S. Ramsaran (ed.) Essays in Honour of A.C. Gimson. London : Routledge. 295-316.

Kerswill, Paul & Wright, Susan (1989b). On the limits of auditory transcription: a sociophonetic perspective. In M. E. H. Schouten & P. Th. van Reenen (eds.) New Methods in Dialectology. Proceedings of a workshop held at the Free University, Amsterdam, December 7-10, 1987 , 45-60.

 

Working papers

Kerswill, Paul (2002a). Models of linguistic change and diffusion: New evidence from dialect levelling in British English. (8,200 words) In S. Varlokosta & M. Georgiafentis (eds.) Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 6 . 187-216. Also at http://www.rdg.ac.uk/app_ling/wp6/kerswill.pdf

Kerswill, Paul (2001b). A dialect with 'great inner strength'? The perception of nativeness in the Bergen speech community. In Michalis Georgiafentis, Paul Kerswill & Spyridoula Varlokosta (eds.) Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 5: 23-49. Also at http://www.rdg.ac.uk/app_ling/workingpapers/index.htm

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (2000c). 'Salience' as 'an explanatory factor in language change: evidence from dialect levelling in urban England . In Paul Kerswill & Richard Ingham (eds.) Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 4: 63-94. Also at http://www.personal.rdg.ac.uk/~llsroach/wp4.pdf

Kerswill, Paul & Williams, Ann (1997b). Creating a new town koine: children and language change in Milton Keynes. In Reading Working Papers in Linguistics 3:205-258. Dept. of Linguistic Science, University of Reading.

Kerswill, Paul (1996d). Dialect levelling, koinéisation and the speech of the adult migrant. In M. Meyerhoff (ed.) University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 3 (1): 237-246.

Kerswill, Paul (1995b). Surface and underlying phonological differences in the study of dialect contact: evidence from citation forms. In L. Shockey (ed.) Work in Progress 8. Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Linguistic Science, University of Reading, 78-88.

Kerswill, Paul (1995c). Children, adolescents and language change. In P. Kerswill, R. Ingham, Y. Huang & L. Shockey (eds.) Working Papers in Linguistics 2, Department of Linguistic Science, University of Reading, 201-222.

Kerswill, Paul (1992). Some principles of dialect contact: evidence from the New Town of Milton Keynes. In I. Philippaki-Warburton & R. Ingham (eds.) Working Papers 1992, Dept. of Linguistic Science, University of Reading, 68-90.

Kerswill, Paul & Wright, Susan (1990). On the limits of auditory transcription: a sociophonetic approach. York Papers in Linguistics 14.

Kerswill, Paul (1985a). A sociophonetic study of connected speech processes in Cambridge English: an outline and some results. Cambridge Papers in Phonetics and Experimental Linguistics 4.

Kerswill, Paul (1985b). Native dialect and dialect mixing in Bergen: a perception experiment. Cambridge Papers in Phonetics and Experimental Linguistics 4.

Kerswill, Paul (1982a). The perception of tonemes in the Bergen region of Norway : a sociolinguistic approach. Cambridge Papers in Phonetics and Experimental Linguistics 1.

Kerswill, Paul (1982b). [in Norwegian] Tonempersepsjon i Bergen og på Knarvik. Eigenproduksjon 15/82: 64-81. University of Bergen, Nordisk institutt.

 

Book reviews

1992: N. Dittmar, P. Schlobinski (1988). The sociolinguistics of urban vernaculars. C ase studies and their evaluation. Berlin: De Gruyter. Journal of Language and Social Psychology 11(4), 279-282.

2006: P. Trudgill (2004). New-dialect formation. The inevitability of colonial Englishes . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Language .

1987: S. M. Bortoni-Ricardo (1985). The urbanization of rural dialect speakers. A sociolinguistic study in Brazil. Cambridge: CUP. Journal of Linguistics 23, 487-8.

1987 (in Norwegian): E. Hanssen, E. H. Jahr, O. Rekdal & G. Wiggen (1986). Artikler 1-4 Talemålsundersøkelsen i Oslo (TAUS) . In Norsk lingvistisk tidsskrift 2-1987, 76-82.

 

 

 

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