Jenny Cheshire

Selected Publications

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Cheshire, J. (2009) Syntactic variation and beyond. In N. Coupland and A. Jaworski (eds.) The New Sociolinguistics Reader. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 119-135.

Cheshire, J., Fox, S., Kerswill, P. and Torgersen, E. (2008) Ethnicity, friendship network and social practices as the motor of dialect change: linguistic innovation in London. Sociolinguistica 22: 1-23.

Cheshire, J. (2007) Discourse variation, grammaticalisation and stuff like that. Journal of Sociolinguistics 11: 155-193.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Sociolinguistics and mother-tongue education. In U. Ammon, N. Dittmar, K. Mattheier and P. Trudgill (eds.) Sociolinguistics: An Introductory Handbook of the Science of Language and Society. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 2341-2350.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Age and generation-specific use of language. In U. Ammon, N. Dittmar, K. Mattheier and P. Trudgill (eds.) Sociolinguistics: An Introductory Handbook of the Science of Language and Society. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 1552-1563.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Syntactic variation and spoken language In L. Cornips and K. Corrigan (eds.) Syntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 81-106.

Cheshire, J., Kerswill, P. and Williams, A. (2005)  Phonology, grammar and discourse in dialect convergence. In P. Auer, P.,F. Hinskens, and P. Kerswill, (eds.) Dialect Change: The convergence and Divergence of Dialects in Contemporary Societies . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 135-167

Cheshire, J. and Ziebland, S (2005) . Narrative as a resource in accounts of the experience of illness. In J. Coates and J. Thornborrow (eds.) The Sociolinguistics of Narrative, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 17-40.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Syntactic variation and beyond: gender and social class variation in the use of discourse-new markers. Journal of Sociolinguistics 9: 479-507

Cheshire, J. (2002)   Sex and gender in variationist research. In J.K.Chambers, P. Trudgill and N. Schilling-Estes (eds.) Handbook of Language Variation and Change. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 423-43.

Cheshire, J. and Moser, L.-M. 1994. English and symbolic meaning: advertisements in the Suisse Romande. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 17 (1): 451-469.

 

Books and edited volumes

Cheshire, J. Variation in an English dialect: a sociolinguistic study  (Cambridge Studies in Linguistics no. 37). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Cheshire, J., Graddol, D. and Swann, J. Describing language. Milton Keynes: Open University Press, 1986. 2nd revised and updated edition 1994.

Cheshire, J., Edwards, V, Münsterman, H. and Weltens, B. Dialect in education: some European perspectives. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, 1989.

Cheshire, J. and Ammon, U. Dialect and School in the European Countries. Mouton de Gruyter. (Volume 3 of Sociolinguistica: a yearbook of sociolinguistic research in Europe), 1989.

Cheshire, J. (ed.) English around the world: sociolinguistic perspectives.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991.

Cheshire, J. and Stein, D. (eds.) Taming the Vernacular: From dialect to written standard language.  Harlow: Longman, 1997.

Trudgill, P. and Cheshire, J. (eds.) A Reader in SociolinguisticsVolume1.  Multilingualism and Variation. London: Edward Arnold, 1998.

Cheshire, J. and Trudgill, P. (eds.) A Reader in SociolinguisticsVolume2. Gender and Discourse. London: Edward Arnold, 1998.

Cheshire, J. and Britain, D. 2003. (eds.) Social Dialectology. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2003.

 

Articles in refereed journals

Cheshire, J., Kerswill, P., Fox, S. and Torgersen, E. (2011) Contact, the feature pool and the speech community: The emergence of Multicultural London English. Journal of Sociolinguistics 15: 151-196

Cheshire, J. and Fox, S. (2009) Was/were variation: a perspective from London. Language Variation and Change 21: 1-23.

Cheshire, J., Fox, S., Kerswill, P. and Torgersen, E. (2008) Ethnicity, friendship network and social practices as the motor of dialect change: linguistic innovation in London. Sociolinguistica 22: 1-23.

Cheshire, J. (2007) Discourse variation, grammaticalisation and stuff like that. Journal of Sociolinguistics 11: 155-193.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Syntactic variation and beyond: gender and social class variation in the use of discourse-new markers. Journal of Sociolinguistics 9: 479-507.

Cheshire, J. and Williams, A. (2002) Information structure in male and female adolescent talk. Journal of English Linguistics 30: 217-238.

Gardner-Chloros, P., Charles, R. and Cheshire, J. (2000) Parallel patterns? A Comparison of monolingual speech and bilingual code-switching. Journal of Pragmatics. 32: 1305-1341.

Cheshire, J. (2000) The telling or the tale? Narratives and gender in adolescent friendship networks. Journal of Sociolinguistics 4 (2): 234-262.Cheshire, J.That jacksprat: an interactional perspective on English that. Journal of Pragmatics. 25: 369-393, 1996.

Cheshire, J. and Gardner-Chloros, P. (1996) Code-switching and the sociolinguistic gender pattern. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 129: 5-34.

Cheshire, J.(1996) That jacksprat: an interactional perspective on English that. Journal of Pragmatics. 25: 369-393.   

Cheshire, J.(1998) Taming the vernacular: some repercussions for the study of syntactic variation and spoken grammar. Te Reo: Journal of the Linguistic Society of New Zealand 41: 6-27.1998. Reprinted 1999 in Cuadernos de Filología Inglesa 8: 59-80.

Cheshire, J. and Moser, L.-M. (1994) English and symbolic meaning: advertisements in the Suisse Romande. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 17 (1): 451-469.

Cheshire, J. and Edwards, V. (1991) School children as sociolinguistic researchers. Linguistics and Education 3(3): 225-250. Reprinted  in J. Milroy and L. Milroy (eds.) Real English: The Grammar of English Dialects in the British Isles. Harlow: Longman, pp. 34-52, 1993.

Cheshire, J. and Jenkins, N. (1991) Gender issues in the GCSE Oral English examination. Part 2. Language and Education 5 (1): 19-40.  

Jenkins, N. and Cheshire, J. (1990) Gender issues in the GCSE Oral English examination. Part 1. Language and Education 4 (4): 261-292.  

Cheshire, J, Edwards, V. and Whittle, P. (1989) Urban British dialect grammar: the question of dialect levelling. English Worldwide 10 (2): 185-225.Reprinted  in Milroy, J. and Milroy, L. (eds.) Real English: The Grammar of English Dialects in the British Isles. Harlow: Longman, pp. 53-94, 1993. Reprinted in Werlen, I. (ed.) Verbale Kommunikation in der Stadt. Tčbingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, pp. 67-109, 1995.

Cheshire, J. (1987) Points of Modern English syntax LXIX.  English Studies 5: 461-462.

Cheshire, J. (1987) Syntactic variation, the linguistic variable and sociolinguistic theory.  Linguistics 25 (2): 257-282.

Cheshire, J. (1982) Dialect features and linguistic conflict in schools. Educational Review 34 (1): 53-67.

Cheshire, J.(1981) Variation in the use of ain't in an urban British dialect.  Language in Society 10 (3): 365-388, 1981. Reprinted 1991 in Trudgill, P. and Chambers, J. (eds.) Dialects of English: studies in grammatical variation. Harlow: Longman, pp. 54-73.

 

 

Book chapters (selected)

Cheshire, J. Present tense verbs in Reading English. In Trudgill, P. (ed.) Sociolinguistic patterns in British English. London: Edward Arnold, pp. 52-68, 1978.

Cheshire, J. Linguistic variation and social function. In Romaine, S. (ed.) Sociolinguistic variation in speech communities London: Edward Arnold, pp. 153-166, 1982. Reprinted in Coupland, N. and Jaworski, A. (eds.) Sociolinguistics: a Reader and Coursebook. Basingstoke and London: Macmillan, pp. 185-198.

Cheshire, J., Thakerar, J. and Giles, H. Psychological and linguistic parameters of speech accommodation theory. In Giles, H. and R. St. Clair (eds.) Advances in the social psychology of language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 205-255, 1982.

Cheshire, J. Language and sex in Britain: research findings and applications. In P. Trudgill, P. (ed.) Applied Sociolinguistics. London: Academic Press, pp. 33-49, 1982.  Reprinted 1993 in Cleary, Linda M. and Linn, Michael D. (eds.) Linguistics for Teachers. New York: McGraw Hill Inc., pp. 219-234. Reprinted 1998 in Linn, Michael D. (ed.) Dialects and Language Variation, 2nd ed., London: Academic Press, pp. 403-417.

Cheshire, J. Indigenous nonstandard English varieties and education. In Trudgill, P. (ed.). Language in the British Isles. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 546-558, 1984.

Cheshire, J. Australian English. In Kahn, J. and R. Ilsen (eds.) The right word at the right time. London: Readers' Digest Association Ltd, pp. 83-86, 1985.

Cheshire, J. Age and generation-specific use of language. In Ammon, U., Dittmar, N., & Mattheier, K. (eds.) Sociolinguistics: an introductory handbook of the science of language and society.  Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 760-767, 1987.

Cheshire, J. A Survey of dialect grammar in British English. In M. Blanc and J. Hamers (eds.) Problèmes théoriques et méthodologiques dans l'étude des langues/dialectes en contact aux niveaux macrologiques et micrologiques. Québec: Centre international de recherche sur le bilinguisme. Publication B-160, pp. 50-58,1989.

Cheshire, J. Great Britain. In U. Ammon, U. and J. Cheshire, J. (eds.) Dialect and School in the   European Countries. (Volume 3 of Sociolinguistica: a yearbook of sociolinguistic research in Europe), pp. 42-53, 1989. Reprinted 1990 in TRANEL (Travaux Neuchâtelois de Linguistique) 15: 99-111.

Cheshire, J. and Edwards, V. Dialect and education in Europe: A general perspective. With Viv Edwards, Henk Münstermann and Bert Weltens. In J. Cheshire, J., V. Edwards, H. Münstermann and B. Weltens (eds.) Dialect and Education: Some European Perspectives. Cleve don: Multilingual Matters, pp. 1-10, 1989.

Cheshire, J. and Trudgill, P. Dialect and education in the United Kingdom. In J. Cheshire, V. Edwards, H. Münstermann and B. Weltens (eds.) Dialect and Education: Some European Perspectives. Cleve don: Multilingual   Matters, pp. 94-109, 1989.

Cheshire, J. and Edwards, V. The Survey of British dialect grammar. In J. Cheshire, V. Edwards, H. Münstermann and B. Weltens (eds.) Dialect and Education: Some European Perspectives. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, pp. 200-215, 1989.

Cheshire, J. Sociolinguistics and English around the world. In J. Cheshire, J. (ed.) English around the world: sociolinguistic perspectives. (Cambridge University Press), pp. 1-12, 1991.

Cheshire, J. English in the U.K. and the U.S.A. In J. Cheshire, J. (ed.) English around the world: sociolinguistic perspectives.  (Cambridge University Press), pp. 13-34, 1991.

Cheshire, J. Style and register. The Oxford International Encyclopaedia of Linguistics (Editor: William Bright). New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 324-327, 1991.

Cheshire, J. and Edwards, V. Sociolinguistics in the classroom and the community. In I. Malcolm (ed.) Linguistics in the Service of Society. Perth, Australia: Institute of Applied Language Studies, Edith Cowan University, pp. 131-154, 1991.

Cheshire, J. 'As the ancient author would have wrote': past tense verb forms in nonstandard English. In Blank, Claudia (ed.) Language and Civilisation. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. Vol. 2, pp. 11-24, 1991.

Cheshire, J. Women and Language. In Hainard, Jacques and Kaehr, Roland (eds.) Les Femmes. Neuchâtel: Musée d'ethnographie, pp. 141-163, 1992.

Cheshire, J.and Milroy, J.. Syntactic variation in non-standard dialects: background issues. In J. Milroy and L. Milroy (eds.) Real English: The Grammar of English Dialects in the British Isles. Harlow: Longman, pp. 3-33, 1993.

Cheshire, J. and Edwards, V. Schoolchildren as sociolinguistic researchers.  In J. Milroy and L. Milroy (eds.) Real English: The Grammar of English Dialects in the British Isles. Harlow: Longman, pp. 34-52, 1993.

Cheshire, J. Standardization and the English irregular verbs. In D. Stein and I. Tieken-Boon van Ostade  (eds.) Towards a Standard English (1600-1800) Berlin: Walter de Gruyter (Topics in English Linguistics series), pp. 115-133, 1994.

Cheshire, J. Syntactic variation and the concept of prominence. In J. Klemola, M. Kyto and M. Rissanen (eds.) Speech past and present: studies in English dialectology. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, pp. 1-17, 1996.

Cheshire, J. Language policy and language practice in education. In G.M. Blue and R. Mitchell eds.) Language and Education Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, pp. 41-51, 1996.

Cheshire, J.. Involvement in 'standard' and 'nonstandard' English. In J. Cheshire and D. Stein (eds.) Taming the Vernacular: from dialect to written standard language. Harlow: Longman, pp. 68-82, 1997.

Cheshire, J. and Stein, D. Nonstandard and standard syntax. In J. Cheshire, J. and D. Stein (eds.) Taming the Vernacular: from dialect to written standard language. Harlow: Longman, pp. 1-12, 1997.

Cheshire, J. and Gardner-Chloros, P. Communicating gender in two languages In H. Kotthoff and R. Wodak (eds.) Communicating gender. Amsterdam: Benjamins (Pragmatics and Beyond series), pp. 249-281, 1997.

Cheshire, J. English negation from an interactional perspective In I. Tieken-Boon van Ostade, G. Tottie and W. van der Wurff (eds.) Negation in the history of English. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (Topics in English Linguistics series), pp. 29-54, 1998. Reprinted in Cheshire and Trudgill (eds. The Sociolinguistics Reader, Volume 1. London: Arnold, pp. 127-144.

Cheshire, J. and Edwards, V. Knowledge about language in British classrooms: children as researchers. In A. Egan-Robertson and D. Bloome (eds.) Students as researchers of culture and language in their own communities. Creskill, N.J.: Hampton Press, pp. 191-214, 1998.

Cheshire, J. "Double negatives are illogical?" In L. Bauer and P. Trudgill (eds.) Language Myths. Harmondsworth: Penguin, pp. 113-122, 1999.

Cheshire, J. Spoken standard English. In A.R. Bex and R.J. Watts (eds.) Standard English: the current debates. London: Routledge, pp. 129-148, 1999.

Cheshire, J.  Sex and gender in variationist research. In J.K.Chambers, P. Trudgill and N. Schilling-Estes (eds.) Handbook of Language Variation and Change. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 423-43, 2002.

Cheshire, J. Who we are and where we're going. In P. Gubbins and M. Holt (eds.) Beyond boundaries: Language and Identity in Contemporary Europe. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters, pp. 19-34, 2002.

Cheshire, J. Sociolinguistics. In International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, 2nd edition, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 92-94, 2002.

Cheshire, J. and Bell, A. Register and style. International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, 2nd edition, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 454-459, 2002.

Cheshire, J. The speech community. International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, 2nd edition, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 151, 2002.

Cheshire, J. Social dimensions of syntactic variation: the case of when clauses.  In D. Britain and J. Cheshire (eds.) Social Dialectology. Amsterdam: Benjamins, pp. 245-261, 2003.

Cheshire, J. Syntactic variation and spoken language. In L. Cornips and K. Corrigan (eds.) Syntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 81-106, 2005.

Cheshire, J., Kerswill, P. and Williams, A. Phonology, grammar and discourse in dialect convergence . In P. Auer, P.,F. Hinskens, and P. Kerswill, (eds.) Dialect Change: The convergence and Divergence of Dialects in Contemporary Societies . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 135-167, 2005.

Cheshire, J. and Ziebland, S. Narrative as a resource in accounts of the experience of Illness. In J. Coates and J. Thornborrow (eds.) The Sociolinguistics of Narrative, Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 17-40, 2005.

Cheshire, J. (2009) Syntactic variation and beyond. In N. Coupland and A. Jaworski (eds.) The New Sociolinguistics Reader. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 119-135.

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