Selected Publications

For a full list, see my CV.

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

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

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

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 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, F. Hinskens and P. Kerswill (eds.) Dialect Change: Convergence and Divergence in European Languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 135-167.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Sociolinguistics and mother-tongue education. In Ammon, U., Dittmar, N., Mattheier, K., and Trudgill, P. (eds.) Sociolinguistics: an introductory handbook of the science of language and society. 2nd. edition, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 2341-2350.

Cheshire, J. (2005) Age and generation-specific use of language. Revised version of 1987 paper. In Ammon, U., Dittmar, N., Mattheier, K., and Trudgill, P. (eds.) Sociolinguistics: an introductory handbook of the science of language and society. 2nd. edition, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 1552-1563.

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. (2009) Syntactic variation and beyond. In Nikolas Coupland, & Adam Jaworski (eds.) The New Sociolinguistics reader.        Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 119-135.

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: 151-198.

Cheshire, J., Fox, S. and Adger, D. (2013) Innovation in a multilingual metropolis: relative who as a topic marking strategy. Lingua 126: 51-77.

Cheshire, J. (2013) Grammaticalisation in social context: the emergence of a new English pronoun. Journal of Sociolinguistics 17: 608-633.

Cheshire, J, Kerswill, P., Fox, S. and Torgersen, E. (2013) Language contact and language change in the multicultural metropolis. Revue Française de Linguistique Appliquée 18: 63-76.

Cheshire, J., Nortier, J. and Adger, D. Emerging multiethnolects in Europe. Queen Mary’s OPAL (Occasional Papers Advancing           Linguistics) 33.

Cheshire, J. (2016) Epilogue: the future of discourse-pragmatic variation and change research. In Heike Pichler (ed.) Discourse-pragmatic Variation and Change in English. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 252-266.

Cheshire, J. and Fox, S. (2016) From sociolinguistic research to English language teaching. In Karen P. Corrigan & Adam Mearns (eds.) Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora. Vol. 3. Databases for Public Engagement. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 265-290.