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Baker, C., 1992, Attitudes and Languages. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.

Bernstein, B., 1971-5, Class, Codes, and Control. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.

Bryson, B., 2001, The Mother Tongue. English and How it Got That Way. New York. Perennial.

Bryson, B., 2001, Made in America. An Informal History of the English Language in the United States. New York. Perennial.

Cheshire, J. (ed.), 1991,  English Around the World: Sociolinguistic Perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Coates, J., 19932Women, Men, and Language. London: Longman.

Crystal, D., 1992, "The changing English language - fiction and fact", in: M. Pütz (ed.), Thirty Years of Linguistic Evolution. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 119-130.

Crystal, D., 1995, The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the English Language. Cambridge: CUP.

Dillard, J.L., 1972, Black English: Its History and Usage in the United States. New York: Random House.

Dillard, J.L., 1985, Towards a Social History of American English. Berlin: Mouton.

Dillard, J.L., 1995, A History of American English. London: Longman.

Giles, H., 1977, Language, Ethnicity, and Intergroup Relations. London: Academic Press.

Gnutzmann, C. (ed.), 1999, Teaching and Learning English as a Global Language. Tübingen: Stauffenburg.

Gramley, S. & K.-M. Pätzold, 1992, A Survey of Modern English. London: Routledge.

Holmes, J., 1992, An Introduction to Sociolinguistics. London: Longman.

Hudson, R.A., 1980. Sociolinguistics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hughes, A. & P. Trudgill, 1979, English Accents and Dialects. London: Arnold.

Knowles, G., 1997, A Cultural History of the English Language. London: Arnold.

Kövecses, Z., 2000, American English. An Introduction. Peterborough, Ca.: Broadview Press.

Labov, W., 1966, The Social Stratification of English in New York City. Washington, DC: The Center for Applied Linguistics.

McCrum, R., Cran, W. & R. MacNeil, 1986, The Story of English. New York: Viking Penguin.

Montgomery, M., 1986, An Introduction to Language and Society. London/New York: Routledge.

Nelde, P.H., 1992, "Multilingualism and contact linguistics", in: M. Pütz (ed.), Thirty Years of Linguistic Evolution. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 379-398.

Pütz, M. (ed.), 1994, Language Contact and Language Conflict, Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Pütz, M. (ed.), 1997, Language Choices. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Romaine, S., 1988, Pidgin and Creole Languages. London: Longman.

Romaine, S., 1994, Language in Society: An Introduction to Sociolinguistics Oxford: OUP.

Spolsky, B., 1998, Sociolinguistics. Oxford: OUP.

Strevens, P., 1978, British and American English. London: Cassell.

Tannen, D., 1990, You Just Don´t Understand. New York: Ballantine Books.

Thorne, B. & N. Henley, 1975, Language and Sex: Difference and Dominance. Rowley, Mass.: Newbury House.

Thorne, B., C. Kramarae & N. Henley (eds.), 1983, Language, Gender and Society. Cambridge, Mass.: Newbury House.

Todd, L., 19902, Modern Englishes: Pidgins and Creoles. London: Routledge.

Trudgill, P., 19832, Sociolinguistics. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Trudgill, P. (ed.), 1984, Applied Sociolinguistics. London: Academic Press.

Trudgill, P. & J. Hannah, 19943, International English. London: Edward Arnold (book + audio tape).

Trudgill, P. & J. K. Chambers (eds.), 1991, Dialects of English. Oxford: Blackwell.

Waggoner, D., 1988, "Language minorities in the United States in the 1980s: the evidence from the 1980 census", in: S.L.McKay & S.C. Wong (eds.), Language Diversity: Problem or Resource? Cambridge, Mass.: Newbury House, 69-108.

Williams, G., 1992, Sociolinguistics. A Sociological Critique. London: Routledge.

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