SOCIOLINGUISTICS

the study of the relationship between a society and language used that is related to gender, class and ethnicity. One aspect of this field is the study of linguistic codes, that is, the culturally determined rules and conventions that govern the usage of language.

SOCIOLINGUISTICS: "Sociolinguistics is the study of the relationship between a society and language used that is related to gender, class and ethnicity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIOLINGUISTICS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sociolinguistics/ (accessed September 25, 2020).
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