Paul Kerswill

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  • Language and Linguistic Science
    University of York
    Heslington
    York
    YO10 5DD

Phone: (01904) 322660

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Prof. Paul Kerswill

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  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Book › Research
  3. Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages

    Auer, P. (ed.), Hinskens, F. (ed.) & Kerswill, P., 2005, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 432 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  4. The SAGE handbook of sociolinguistics

    Wodak, R. (ed.), Johnstone, B. (ed.) & Kerswill, P. (ed.), 2010, London: SAGE Publications. 648 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  5. Chapter › Research
  6. Contact and new varieties

    Kerswill, P., 2010, The handbook of language contact. Hickey, R. (ed.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 230–251 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. Dialect formation and dialect change in the Industrial Revolution: British vernacular English in the nineteenth century

    Kerswill, P., 1 Jul 2018, Southern English Varieties Then and Now. Wright, L. (ed.). Mouton de Gruyter, p. 8-38 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  8. English as a contact language: the role of children and adolescents

    Kerswill, P., Cheshire, J., Fox, S. & Torgersen, E., 2013, English as a contact language. Schreier, D. & Hundt, M. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 258-282 25 p. (Studies in English Language).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  9. Identity, ethnicity and place: the construction of youth language in London

    Kerswill, P., 2013, Space in language and linguistics: geographical, interactional, and cognitive perspectives. Auer, P., Hilpert, M., Stukenbrock, A. & Szmrecsanyi, B. (eds.). Walter de Gruyter, p. 128-164 37 p. (linguae and litterae; vol. 24).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  10. Koineization

    Kerswill, P., 2013, Handbook of Language Variation and Change . Chambers, J. K. & Schilling, N. (eds.). 2nd edn ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 519–536 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  11. Language and social class

    Kerswill, P., 2009, English language: description, variation and context. Culpeper, J., Katamba, F., Kerswill, P., McEnery, A., Wodak, R. & McEnery, T. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 358-372 15 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  12. Language variation 1 - social factors: class and ethnicity

    Kerswill, P., 2012, Language: a student handbook on key topics and theories. Clayton, D. (ed.). London: English and Media Centre, p. 23-43 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  13. London’s Cockney in the twentieth century: Stability or cycles of contact-driven change?

    Kerswill, P. & Torgersen, E., May 2017, Listening to the Past: Audio Records of Accents of English. Hickey, R. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 85-113 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  14. Phonological considerations in sociophonetics

    Kerswill, P. & Watson, K., 2014, Research Methods in Sociolinguistics: A Practical Guide. Holmes, J. & Hazen, K. (eds.). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, p. 136–148 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  15. Sociolinguistic approaches to language change: phonology

    Kerswill, P., 2010, Sage handbook of sociolinguistics. Wodak, R., Johnstone, B. & Kerswill, P. (eds.). London: SAGE Publications, p. 219-235 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  16. Standard English and standardisation

    Kerswill, P. & Culpeper, J., 2009, English language: description, variation and context. Culpeper, J., Katamba, F., Kerswill, P., McEnery, A., Wodak, R. & McEnery, T. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 223–243 21 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  17. The birth of new dialects

    Kerswill, P. & Trudgill, P., 2005, Dialect change: Convergence and divergence in European languages. Auer, P., Hinskens, F. & Kerswill, P. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 196-220 25 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  18. The objectification of ‘Jafaican’: the discoursal embedding of Multicultural London English in the British media

    Kerswill, P., 2014, The Media and Sociolinguistic Change. Androutsopoulos, J. (ed.). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, p. 428–455 28 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter