General Linguistics


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Sociolinguistics


The linguistic marketplace: explain linguistic variation

Explain linguistic variation according to the following formula presented by Bourdieu:

sprachlicher Habitus + sprachlicher Markt = sprachlicher Ausdruck, Diskurs

Source: Bourdieu, P. (1993). Der Sprachliche Markt. In P. Bourdieu, Soziologische Fragen (Frankfurt a. M.: Suhrkamp), p. 115.

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