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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Social Sciences and Humanities D-index 43 Citations 24,802 155 World Ranking 1901 National Ranking 11

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Awards & Achievements

2009 - Member of Academia Europaea

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Linguistics
  • Social science
  • Law

Peter Trudgill mostly deals with Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Variation, British English and Modern English. His Linguistics research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Phenomenon and Social class. His Variation research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Language death, Language contact, Lingua franca and Dialectology.

He has researched British English in several fields, including Anthropology and Norwegian. His research in Modern English intersects with topics in New Zealand English and Varieties of English. His study focuses on the intersection of New Zealand English and fields such as Genealogy with connections in the field of Prestige.

His most cited work include:

  • Dialects in contact (843 citations)
  • The Social Differentiation of English in Norwich (777 citations)
  • Sex, covert prestige and linguistic change in the urban British English of Norwich (763 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His main research concerns Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Ethnology, New Zealand English and Dialectology. Linguistics is closely attributed to Typology in his study. His New Zealand English research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of New Zealand studies, Modern English, Australian English, Genealogy and Scottish English.

His Australian English study frequently links to adjacent areas such as American English.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Linguistics (53.15%)
  • Sociolinguistics (18.62%)
  • Ethnology (8.41%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2020)?

  • Linguistics (53.15%)
  • Typology (3.90%)
  • Varieties of English (4.20%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Peter Trudgill mainly focuses on Linguistics, Typology, Varieties of English, Ethnology and Language contact. In his research, Peter Trudgill undertakes multidisciplinary study on Linguistics and North American English. His Typology research incorporates elements of German, Norwegian, Second-language acquisition and Epistemology, Uniformitarianism.

Old English, English studies, Dative case and Early Modern English is closely connected to American English in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Varieties of English. He interconnects Language death, Celtic languages, East Anglian English, Refugee and Genealogy in the investigation of issues within Ethnology. His Language contact study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Law, North Germanic languages and Creole language.

Between 2009 and 2020, his most popular works were:

  • Sociolinguistic Typology: Social Determinants of Linguistic Complexity (212 citations)
  • Dialects of English: Studies in Grammatical Variation (49 citations)
  • The Lesser-Known Varieties of English: An Introduction (42 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Linguistics
  • Social science
  • Law

Peter Trudgill focuses on Linguistics, Varieties of English, Typology, Literature and Language contact. His Linguistics research spans across into subjects like Structure and Processes of change. The various areas that Peter Trudgill examines in his Varieties of English study include Kenya, Ancient history and WHITE CARIBBEAN.

His studies deal with areas such as Phonology and Linguistic sequence complexity as well as Typology. His Literature research includes themes of Sociolinguistics, Sociohistorical linguistics, Colonialism, Feature and Phrase. Peter Trudgill combines subjects such as Linguistic change, Refugee, Ethnology and East Anglian English with his study of Language contact.

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Best Publications

Dialects in contact

Peter Trudgill.
(1986)

1322 Citations

English Accents and Dialects : An Introduction to Social and Regional Varieties of English in the British Isles

A. Hughes;P. Trudgill;Dominic James Landon Watt.
(1996)

1275 Citations

The Social Differentiation of English in Norwich

Peter J. Trudgill.
(1974)

1218 Citations

Sex, covert prestige and linguistic change in the urban British English of Norwich

Peter Trudgill.
Language in Society (1972)

1177 Citations

The handbook of language variation and change

J. K. Chambers;Peter Trudgill;Natalie Schilling-Estes.
(2003)

834 Citations

Sociolinguistics: An Introduction to Language and Society

Peter Trudgill.
(1975)

819 Citations

Linguistic Change and Diffusion: Description and Explanation in Sociolinguistic Dialect Geography.

Peter Trudgill.
Language in Society (1974)

428 Citations

New-Dialect Formation: The Inevitability of Colonial Englishes

Peter Trudgill.
(2004)

427 Citations

New Zealand English: Its Origins and Evolution

Elizabeth Gordon;Lyle Campbell;Jennifer Hay;Margaret Maclagan.
(2004)

400 Citations

International English: A Guide to the Varieties of Standard English

Peter Trudgill;Jean Hannah.
(1982)

368 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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