Social and Linguistic Change in European French

  • Nigel Armstrong
  • Tim Pooley

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Nigel Armstrong, Tim Pooley
    Pages 1-7
  3. Nigel Armstrong, Tim Pooley
    Pages 100-149
  4. Nigel Armstrong, Tim Pooley
    Pages 150-204
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 277-310

About this book


An in depth examination of linguistic variation and change as a reflection of social convergence in the major French-speaking countries of Europe - France, Belgium and Switzerland. Considered in the context of linguistic levelling the book provides a detailed account of recent social and linguistic change in European French.


convergence examination Factor formation France French gender ideology language migration presentation reflection Switzerland tables transformation

Authors and affiliations

  • Nigel Armstrong
    • 1
  • Tim Pooley
    • 2
  1. 1.University of LeedsUK
  2. 2.London Metropolitan UniversityUK

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