The Effects of Social Status and Social Dialect on Listener Responses
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The findings of this experimental study indicate that the response to the dialect speech of another is not unidimensional and that dialect is more likely a determinant of speaker ethos for middle social status persons than for high or low social status persons.
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Central States Speech Journal, v. 24, issue 2, p. 75-82
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Bochner, Brenda and Bochner, Arthur P., "The Effects of Social Status and Social Dialect on Listener Responses" (1973). Communication Faculty Publications. 60.